The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reported three confirmed measles cases in January in people who had travelled to the Philippines during the incubation period. The patients include Filipino...

Representatives from the  Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, the Philippine Pediatric Society and the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines reached out to...

The Philippines Department of Health in the Eastern Visayas are reporting a 2-times increase in dengue fever cases during the first five weeks of 2019 compared to last year. According to the data, the...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) has joined forces with multiple government agencies to tackle the ongoing measles outbreak in several regions of the country. “The Department of Health is...

Just days after measles outbreaks were declared in several regions of the archipelago including the National Capital Region (NCR) of Metro Manila, health officials reported  some updated data. Philippines...

An increase in infection with the tapeworm, Echinococcus, has been reported among cadets at the Suvorov Guards Military Academy in Ulyanovsk in western Russia, according to local media (computer translated). The...

In a follow-up on the chikungunya situation in Selangor state, Malaysia, health ministry officials report for the period January 29 to February 7, 2019, as many as 23 cases have been confirmed as being...

The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs reported Friday (computer translated) on a new African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in the Economic and Technological Development Zone of Yongzhou...

In a follow-up on the measles situation in Thailand, health officials have reported 613 cases from 47 provinces through Feb. 4. Of the total, 109 cases involved complications and two deaths were recorded. The...

In 2014, actress, model and television host, Anne Curtis was appointed a UNICEF celebrity advocate for children in 2014. Today in Manila, UNICEF conferred the formal title of UNICEF National Goodwill...