The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced last week this year’s fifth measles case in a female flight attendant who resides in northern Taiwan. On April 8, the case developed fever...

The Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission reported on 14 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including two deaths. The eleven male and three female patients, aged from...

Japanese health officials reported the first psittacosis, or “parrot fever” cases in two pregnant women that were fatal, according to a Japan Times report. According to a research team at...

Tokyo Metropolitan health officials reported the death of a 6-month-old Adachi child from infant botulism after he was fed honey, according to a Japan Times report. According to the report: The Adachi...

Holy Week is upon us and in the predominately Catholic country, the Philippines, health officials are advising those who practice self-flagellation and crucifixion to take precautions against infections,...

On March 31st, the Preventive Medicine Center of Ho Chi Minh City officially reported (computer translated) the first pertussis case appearing in Ho Chi Minh City this year. The patient is a three-month-old...

The first human H7N9 avian influenza case has been confirmed in the Tibet Autonomous Region, according to an official statement (computer translated). The patient is a 41-year-old male Sichuan migrant...

The Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission announced 14 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including one death, were recorded from March 31 to April 6. The 10 male and...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health announced Apr.1 they are investigating a suspected ciguatoxin food poisoning case. The affected 55-year-old man developed...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection on Mar. 22 recorded a sporadic case of hantavirus infection affecting a 22-year-old man with good past health. He presented with on and off fever, runny nose,...