The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are advising the public of a voluntary recall of Arrowhead Mills crunchy and creamy peanut butter after several batches...

The Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission reported today on two additional human infections of avian influenza A(H7N9). The patients include a woman aged 54 in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous...

On October 30, 2014, the Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) recorded a sporadic case of psittacosis affecting a 57-year-old man with underlying illness. He presented with fever, mild cough and...

The Philippines Presidential Palace reported the country’s health department has at least three months of Ebola personal protective equipment (PPE) today. Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda...

A Filipino United Nations peacekeeper who served in Ebola-stricken Liberia has tested negative for the Ebola virus, according to the Philippines Department of Health today. On Wednesday, 133 Filipino...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today investigating a case of Legionnaires’ disease (LD) affecting a man aged 66. The patient was admitted to Pamela...

The number of fatalities due to measles infection in the Philippines has topped 100 during the first 10 months of 2014, according to the WHO Western Pacific Region Measles-Rubella Bulletin fro Oct 2014. From...

After warning us in 2011 about a huge reservoir of Plasmodium knowlesi  in the monkeys and how the increasing human populations and deforestation could shift the disease to humans, Director of the...

Dengue fever peak season has passed on the island of Taiwan and the dengue activity has gradually slowed. The total indigenous dengue cases has neared 10,000. Among the 9,954 locally acquired cases confirmed...

Although a full 73 percent of the Philippine population say they are aware of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), according to a Social Weather Station (SWS) survey, health officials say the need to increase...