Hong Kong health officials reported today a case of Streptococcus suis infection in a 57-year-old man. The patient with underlying illness, has presented with fever, headache, vomiting, dizziness and...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health announced today that they are investigating an imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Hong Kong. The male patient,...

On Friday,  the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced this year’s first imported measles case in a one-year-old girl who resides in northern Taiwan and had not received the MMR (measles,...

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) recorded a total of eight confirmed cases of brucellosis in Hong Kong in 2016, five were classified as locally acquired. One case...

  Philippines health officials and the public at large are mourning the tragic murder of of former Doctor to the Barrios (DTTB) volunteer, 31-year-old Dr. Dreyfuss Perlas on Wednesday. According...

The Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission reported 21 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including three deaths, from February 24 to March 2. The 17 male and four female...

A food poisoning outbreak that sickened some 1,000 students and teachers at seven Tokyo-area elementary schools in February has been linked to seaweed served during lunches, according to an NHK News report...

Two areas in the Central Visayas are reporting cholera outbreaks, according to a ABS-CBN News report Wednesday. Nearly 200 cases of the serious bacterial infection have been reported from areas of Cebu...

The number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases reported in Vietnam in 2017 is increased compared to the same period in 2016, according to the General Department of Preventive Medicine, Ministry...

The Department of Health (DOH) spearheads the 5th Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Forum in Cebu City with the theme: “Evidence Based Technologies to Accelerate the Gains of NTD Elimination, A New Hope”....