In a follow-up on the rubella situation in Japan, the National Institute of Infectious Diseases reports that as of September 23, 770 cases have been reported. This total is 8-times the number of cases...

In China, the twenty-first human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) since 2014 has been reported in a 22-year-old man from Guangzhou in Guangdong. The patient developed symptoms on September 25 and was...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) continues to report alarmingly high numbers of HIV and AIDS cases as they gear up to battle the epidemic with a new campaign,  LHIVE FREE. “The number of Filipinos...

In response to bird flu pandemics starting in 2013, officials in China introduced a new vaccine for chickens in September 2017. Recent findings suggest that the vaccine largely worked but detected two...

The Philippine Children’s Medical Center in Quezon City announced Thursday of the death of a Fellow due to severe dengue. In a statement by Executive Director, Julius Lecciones, MD, “We...

In a follow-up on the rubella situation in Japan in 2018, the Japan National Institute of Infectious Diseases now puts the case tally at 496 through the first week of September. Chiba Prefecture and...

Bangkok Metropolitan Administration health officials issued a dengue fever warning because of heavy and consistent rain in the capital city of more than 8 million. Some 6,000 people have been affected...

Three people have died and dozens more sickened as leptospirosis surges in Central Luzon since July 1. According to local media, from July 1 through Aug. 31, 128 people have been infected due to animal...

Taiwan health officials are advising the public to pay attention to food sanitation when traveling to areas where typhoid is endemic after reporting a typhoid cluster, the first of the year (computer...

The Philippines Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week the recall of all rabies vaccine manufactured by Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Ltd from Jilin province. The FDA notes: The...