In a follow-up on the Japanese encephalitis situation in Taiwan, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced 7 new Japanese encephalitis cases confirmed in Taiwan last week. The new...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reported recently on a domestic cluster of measles. The cluster affected  a 10-month old boy and his 42-year-old father, who resided in Futian, Shenzhen. The...

In the first five months of 2017, Philippines health officials recorded nearly 41,000 dengue fever cases. During the same period of 2018, officials are reporting a 7 percent decrease. From 1 January...

The number of confirmed and compatible measles cases in the Philippines has increased in 2018 to date despite the launching of a measles vaccination campaign earlier this year. As of May 20, the Philippines...

After reporting 99 confirmed measles cases since March, Okinawa health officials have declared an end to the outbreak. In a message from the Director General Department of Public Health and Medical Care...

The Malaysia Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) reported this week on the current Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) situation, which shows an increase in the number of cases. In fact, the number of cases...

In the Republic of Kazakhstan, 60 cases of meningococcal infection have been registered since the beginning of 2018, including 21 cases among children under 14 years. 13 of them ended with death: Almaty –...

A new study has found that the majority of residents in a rural village of Vietnam harbored multi-drug-resistant (MDR), colistin-resistant E. coli bacteria. Colistin is typically used as a last-resort...

In an update on the dengue fever situation in Thailand, the Bureau of Epidemiology, MoPH, Thailand is reporting (computer translated) a total of 14,973 cases from 77 provinces through June 4. This is...

Taiwan health officials confirmed 2 additional Japanese encephalitis cases today. The two new cases respectively are an over 30-year-old male who resides in Linyuan District, Kaohsiung City and an over...