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...

Pneumonia is an infection that inflames air sacs in one or both lungs, which may fill with fluid. According to the American Lung Association, anyone can get pneumonia. It’s commonly a complication...

In a two week period, Thailand health officials reported an additional 4,000 dengue fever cases and eight deaths. According to the Thailand Bureau of Epidemiology, as of October 29,  a total of 70146...

The town of Janiuay, in central Iloilo province in the Visayas, Philippines has reported a huge increase in dengue fever cases in 2018 compared to last year, according to a local media report. The municipality...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health reports investigating a probable case of botulism, and again reminded the public that botulinum toxin injections should only...

About 10 days ago, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel advisory for Japan due to the outbreak in the country, particularly in in Tokyo and the neighboring prefectures. According...

Singapore has eliminated measles, and Australia, Brunei Darussalam and Macao SAR (China) have eliminated rubella as public health problems, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today. Both...

The National Health Commission in China has reported an additional human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Guangxi. The case involved a 44-year-old man from Hechi in Guangxi. He developed symptoms on...