According to a Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) news release (computer translated), the first confirmed case of Hantavirus hemorrhagic fever in China has been reported this year. The patient...

Taiwan health officials are warning the public to take precautions against scrub typhus this Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Festival.  To prevent chigger bites, the public is advised to wear...

In the observance of the Holy Week this year, the Philippines Department of Health posed this timely reminder to keep one’s self hydrated especially during, as what experts claim to be, the dry season,...

Two new confirmed cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) has been reported this week, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI). One case occurred in Gaziabad district, Kunar province,...

While most of the world has seen a decline in HIV cases in recent years, the Philippines is one of the few countries on the planet reporting an increase in cases. Between 2010 and 2016, the number of...

The Malaysia Ministry of Health (MOH) recently reported (computer translated) the death of a 2 1/2 year old child from Miri, Sarawak  from suspected diphtheria. The child was never vaccinated as the...

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) reported Thursday on a meningococcal meningitis death in an one-year-old girl who resides in northern Taiwan. Taiwan CDC reports the timeline: On March...

At least 14 people in the city of Uzgen, Osh oblast in southern Kyrgyzstan have been sickened with food poisoning caused by suspected botulism, including four children, according to a paruskg.info...

A Chinese woman who ate several frogs in 2013, in an effort to sooth her rheumatism, has a tapeworm removed from her breast five years later, according to a Chinese news source (computer translated). Years...

The Philippines Department of Health has reported a near tripling of measles cases during the first month of 2018, compared to the same period in 2017, according to a Measles Disease Surveillance Report...