By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reported today on the third confirmed 2019-nCoV Acute Respiratory Disease (2019-nCoV ARD) case in the country. The patient...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Off the coast of  Yokohama, Japan, the Japanese Ministry of Health completed the first phase of health screening of all guests and crew onboard Diamond Princess today...

Infectious disease researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and other institutions in Hong Kong, mainland China and France have concluded there is a high probability that the deadly Wuhan coronavirus...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hong Kong The Hong Kong Hospital Authority reported (computer translated) the first death from a novel coronavirus infection in Hong Kong. The 39-year-old male was...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Saturday, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc just signed a decision declaring the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) an epidemic in Việt Nam, according to a Viet...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reported today on the first novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) death outside of China. Two patients have been confirmed with...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Russia media have reported the first two imported novel coronavirus cases (2019-nCoV) in the country Friday in Chinese citizens. The cases were detected in the Tyumen...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in South Cotabato in the southern Philippines report monitoring a  resurgence of suspected chikungunya cases in the past several weeks in Tampakan...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Japan’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases reported (computer translated) today on an additional novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) case. The case, a woman...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Thailand health officials reported (computer translated) five additional novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) cases– four in Chinese nationals and one in a Thai national. This...