The regional Department of Health (DOH-7) office in Cebu City says there has been nine human rabies deaths recorded year-to-date, according to a Philippines media report Wednesday. So far in 2017, more...

More than 100 people have been sickened by cholera in a barangay, or village near the beaches in the municipality of Oas in Albay province, according to an Abante report (computer translated). One individual...

Auckland Auckland, New Zealand is seeing the most mumps cases in a single year in more than two decades. According to the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS), 311 confirmed and probable...

The China National Health and Family Planning Commission has reported an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Jiangsu. The male patient, aged 58, in Zhenjiang has died. He had exposure...

Leptospirosis The number of leptospirosis cases are up more than 70 percent in the Philippines this year to date, according to the latest data from the Department of Health. Since the beginning of the...

The Department of Health (DOH) announced that as of August 24, 2017, there has been NO confirmed human case due to Influenza A H5N6. Since the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) declaration of the bird...

Thailand health officials are advising people not to wade in water as the run the risk of the serious bacterial infection, melioidosis. According to the Thai Bureau of Epidemiology (computer translated),...

Hong Kong health officials are investigating a case of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infection in a 28-year-old man with underlying medical illness. The case had developed diarrhea, vomiting,...

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol said today the culling of all fowls in the avian flu-affected areas of San Luis in Pampanga and Jaen and San Isidro in Nueva Ecija had been completed. Piñol said...

Five students from Sangmyung University’s Cheonan Campus in South Chungcheong Province contracted typhoid while in India last month, according to the Korean Centers for Disease Control. Two dozen...