In a follow-up on the increases in syphilis in Japan, the National Institute of Infectious Diseases has put the case tally for the year over 6,000, the first time that has happened in decades. According...

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),...

Japanese health officials reported an additional 134 rubella cases the last week of September, bringing the total cases this year to 952 according to data reported by the National Institute of Infectious...

African swine fever virus threatens to devastate the swine industry and is positioned to spread throughout Asia. The virus has spread throughout the Caucuses region of Eastern Europe and was reported in...

Officials with the World Health Organization Western Pacific Region (WHOWPRO) announced Monday that Malaysia became the first country in the region to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) continues to report alarmingly high numbers of HIV and AIDS cases as they gear up to battle the epidemic with a new campaign,  LHIVE FREE. “The number of Filipinos...

For the first time since 1992 classical swine fever (CSF) has been found in Japan. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (computer translated), the outbreak was confirmed...

A regional emergency meeting convened by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) took place today in Bangkok, which included veterinary authorities and many other stakeholders from 12 countries,...

Taiwan health officials reported six additional locally acquired dengue fever cases — four in Taichung City and two in new Taipei. So far this year in Taiwan, 69 indigenous cases of dengue...

The Malaysian Ministry of Health (MOH) is reporting a decrease in hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases in recent weeks. The number of weekly cases for August 12 to August 18, 2018 showed a decrease...