By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines health officials reported the eighth confirmed polio case since September. The most recent case is a nine-year old unvaccinated girl from Basilan. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Environmental officials in Singapore have reported a steady increase in dengue fever cases over the past five weeks. Through Friday, 14,617 dengue cases have been...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on our recent reports on plague cases in China (HERE and HERE), the Taiwan Department of Disease Control reported on a fourth human plague case. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews With the announcement of three additional circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus cases on the island of Mindanao this week, The Department of Health (DOH) announced...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hong Kong health officials announced today the investigation into a case of human infection of rat Hepatitis E virus (HEV). The case involves an 82-year-old woman...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines health officials reported today on three additional polio cases in the southern island of Mindanao. All three cases were admitted to the Cotabato Regional...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health authorities in the Philippines report a slowing of the dengue epidemic that has ravaged the country this year. With just over 4,400 cases reported the week...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Taiwan Department of Disease Control announced the first case of Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (SFTS) in the country. According to the news release...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the pneumonic plague cases reported in China earlier https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Cf6n… , officials in Inner Mongolia, China report a...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pakistan Pakistan reported an additional two wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases during the past week, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Both of...