The World Health Organization (WHO) received one new laboratory-confirmed human case of influenza A(H5N1) virus infection reported from Indonesia. The patient was a child who had illness onset on 1...

Hong Kong health officials are investigating a local case of Japanese encephalitis (JE) and urge the public to avoid going to rural areas from dusk till dawn when the vector, which breeds in large water...

At least 87 kindergartners in four  kindergartens in Okazaki City were sickened after eating salmonella-tainted bento meals, according to a local media report. Bento is a single-portion take-out...

Based on the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, 68,000 cases of JE occur annually, with 3 billion people living in 24 South-East Asian and Western Pacific regions at risk for transmission of the...

An outbreak of the zoonotic bacterial infection, tularemia has been reported in Armenia, according to a Haqqin.az report (computer translated). According to the report, at least 20 people in the village...

The Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Cambodia reports on an outbreak of trichinellosis in Chak Tav village, Meanrith commune, Sandan district, Prey Lang area of Kompong Thom province, according to...

Taiwan health officials are reporting a cluster of shigellosis, or bacillary dysentery cases in travelers to Bali. According to the CDC: In early September 2017, an over-30-year-old male who resides...

Taiwan health officials reported the death of a 30-year-old woman who contracted dengue fever during a recent trip to Vietnam. The woman from northern Taiwan travel to Vietnam, which is experiencing a...

The number of dengue fever cases in Vietnam near 125,000 through mid-September 2017, a more than 40 percent increase over the same period in 2016. This includes 29 fatalities. The good news is health...

An gastroenteritis outbreak in the municipality of Quezon in southern Palawan has prompted a declaration of a “state of emergency”, according to a Philippine News Agency report. According...