Dengue fever cases are up among most countries in Southeast Asia during the first months of 2019 compared to last year. Here is a look at three of the countries: The Philippines More than 3100 dengue...

Thai health officials are reporting the first human rabies death of 2019. Disease Control Department director-general Dr Suwannachai Wattanayingcharoenchai says the victim is a 32-year-old man in Surin. The...

In a follow-up on the Thailand chikungunya outbreak, particularly affecting the southern provinces, Thai health officials now report 3141 cases as of Apr. 23 from 21 provinces. No deaths have been reported. The...

The Thailand Division of Disease Control (DDC) with the Ministry of Health (MOH) is warning (computer translated) the public against eating pork that isn’t properly cooked due to the risk of Streptococcus...

Syphilis Nearly a month after our last report on the syphilis situation in Japan, officials report an additional 495 cases, bringing the total cases for 2019 to 1627. According to the National Institute...

Holy Week 2019 tetanus warning Every year at this time, Philippines health officials issue a warning to those who practice self-flagellation and crucifixion in the predominant Catholic country  concerning...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in the Philippines this year, the Department of Health (DOH) has reported 28,362 measles cases including 389 deaths through April 5. Cases have been reported from...

Health officials on the Zamboanga peninsula are reporting a doubling of dengue fever cases during the first few months of 2019. The Department of Health-Region 9 (DOH-9) has recorded 2,577 cases of dengue...

Philippine health officials have advised the public to take precautionary measures to avoid contracting dengue saying it was going to be a “big dengue year” this year, which is turning out...

The China Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Areas reported this week (computer translated) on an additional African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The outbreak...