By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Thailand issued a warning on the need to take precautions against chikungunya fever as hundreds of cases are still being reported.  Between January...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Taiwan Department of Disease Control (CDC) reported today (computer translated) the first imported case of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever in the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of countries reporting African swine fever (ASF) rose to nine last week with additional of South Korea last week. On Monday, South Korea, the Philippines...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dengue fever Dengue fever cases are spiking in Nepal according to the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD). Through this past week, 5,096 people have...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Measles Thailand health officials have reported a total of 4,648 measles cases from 74 provinces through Sept. 15–including 539 cases with complications and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hong Kong health officials continue their investigation into a cluster of Burkholderia cepacia complex infection linked to Kam’s KS-MED solution for wound care. To...

In a follow-up on a report on a polio case in the Philippines, the Department of Health reported Friday on a second case in a 5-year-old boy from Laguna. This comes one day after health officials declared...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up report on polio virus in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) declared an outbreak today after reporting one case of vaccine-derived poliovirus...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dengue fever The number of dengue fever cases in Singapore has reached 12,000, according to numbers from the National Environment Agency (NEA). As of 16 September...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this post, I’ll look at the latest numbers for several mosquito-borne diseases in Thailand to date in 2019. Dengue Through September 9, Thailand health officials...