In a follow-up on the Japan rubella outbreak, the case count through Nov. 11 has topped the 2,000 mark for the first time in five years. According to the National Institute of Infectious Diseases, 2,032...

Duque on vaccines Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III, during the 19th Philippine National Immunization Conference, stressed to fellow health workers and participants that vaccination has been proven...

The Bacolod City Health Office (CHO) has reported a suspected measles outbreak at the Metro Bacolod District Jail (MBDJ) in Barangay Handumanan this week. More than two dozen male inmates have demonstrated...

Bohol The Department of Health (DOH) 7  in the Central Visayas is reporting 125 percent increase in dengue fever cases in 2018 year to date compared to 2017. 2,057 dengue cases with 37 fatalities were...

The number of rubella cases reported in Japan this year continues to rise as officials report an additional 154 cases in the week up to November 4th. According to the National Institute of Infectious...

In a follow-up on the chikungunya situation in Thailand, health officials report 538 people had been diagnosed with the virus in the southern provinces for the first 10 months of the year. The bulk of...

Thailand health officials continue to work to contain a measles outbreak in the southern provinces, in which some 1,500 cases have been reported, including 12 deaths. The morbidity rate in Yala province...

An African swine fever outbreak has been reported on a large pig farm in Qingyang county, Anhui Province in eastern China. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (computer translated),...

Hong Kong health officials are alerting the public to an increase in hepatitis A cases since October 1. Since that time, 14 cases have been reported, while the previous none months saw just 1-5 cases per...

In 2015, Nepal health officials reported six children with unusual fever and severe respiratory features post two large earthquakes. By the end of the year, 101 cases of scrub typhus were confirmed in...