By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The dengue fever epidemic in Vietnam has exceeded 100,000 cases in the first seven months of 2019. According to Suckhoe Doisong report (computer translated), the country...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the southern Philippines province of South Cotabato are warning residents that four strains or serotypes of dengue virus are circulating in the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Singapore Ministry of Health has noted an increase in the number of measles cases in Singapore in recent weeks. In the past week, there were 17 confirmed cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Taiwan’s Department of Disease Control on Friday reported (computer translated) the first locally transmitted chikungunya case in a 20-year-old woman from Yongningli,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the Western Visayas are advising the public to be aware of leptospirosis this rainy season. According to the Department of Health CHD-6 Regional...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Department of Health (DOH-5) in the Bicol region in southeastern Luzon report identifying 33 barangays (villages) in the region as dengue “hot...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Singapore environmental officials reported an additional 652 dengue cases last week, bringing the total for the year to 8,023. This total through July 20 is about...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in the Eastern Visayas (Samar, Leyte and Biliran) report a consistent increase in the number of dengue victims in the region. More than 6300 dengue cases...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Upon reporting a more than 400 percent increase in dengue fever cases in Iloilo City on Panay Island in the Philippines, Mayor Jerry P. Treñas signed on Monday...

Genomic surveillance has revealed that malaria resistance to two first-line antimalarial drugs has spread rapidly from Cambodia to neighbouring countries in Southeast Asia. Researchers from the Wellcome...