For the first time since 1992 classical swine fever (CSF) has been found in Japan. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (computer translated), the outbreak was confirmed...

In a follow-up on the first Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in South Korea since the 2015 outbreak, health officials say the 61-year-old man who had travelled to Kuwait for business between 16...

According to the Korean Centers for Disease Control- KCDC  today (computer translated), a 61-year-old male patient who visited Kuwait was diagnosed with Middle-East respiratory syndrome (MERS). This...

Malaysian health officials are reporting a decrease in hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases in the past month. Weekly reporting of HFMD case reporting showed a decrease since August 5, 2018. For the...

The Thailand Department of Disease Control has reported 84,941 influenza cases through August 25, including 12 deaths. Provinces with the top five morbidity rates (cases per 100,000 population) were...

Officials with the Thailand Disease Control Department reported this week an additional human rabies fatality, the 16th case this year. The case is a 50-year-old Tak woman who was apparently bitten...

A regional emergency meeting convened by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) took place today in Bangkok, which included veterinary authorities and many other stakeholders from 12 countries,...

Countries in WHO South-East Asia resolved to accelerate efforts to control dengue which threatens nearly 1.3 billion people with frequent and largescale outbreaks, and control malaria, that continues to...

Officials with the Dagupan City Health Office (CHO) reported 34 leptospirosis cases in the month of August, a 143 percent increase compared to August 2017 when only 14 cases were reported. Nine deaths...

The Iloilo Provincial Health Office (PHO) reported recently that the number of leptospirosis infections in the province in the Western Visayas in the Philippines is up a whopping 283 percent compared...