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One year after Australia, Macao (China), Mongolia and the Republic of Korea were declared measles-free, the World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region added Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia...

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) is advising the public to take precautions against scrub typhus when visiting chigger-infested areas such as bush areas with the upcoming Qingming...

Health authorities on the Pacific Island of Guam say the pertussis, or whooping cough outbreak has reached 11 cases to date. This comes after the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS)...

Just a couple of days after the Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) has announced the third human case of avian influenza A(H5N1) in a 34-year-old Yunnan province man, another...

Malaysia health officials noted that as of last weekend, the death toll in the country due to dengue fever has drawn ever closer to the 100 mark with the health ministry reporting 98 dengue-related deaths...

Singapore health officials say that the number of tuberculosis cases increased slightly in 2014 compared to the the previous year. The Ministry of Health (MOH) was notified of 1,454 new cases of tuberculosis...

In March 1999, then President Joseph Estrada declared March as “Rabies Awareness Month” via Executive Order No. 84. The ultimate goal is to have a rabies free Philippines by the year 2020. This...

The Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) has announced the third human case of avian influenza A(H5N1) since the beginning of the year. The patient is a 34-year-old man from Yunnan...

Health officials in two different areas of the Philippine archipelago are raising awareness of animal bites and rabies as the number of animal bites reported in each region increased significantly in 2014. The...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) recorded two probable cases of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) so far in the month of March. The first case was notified on March 12, 2015, affecting...