Hong Kong health officials urged the public to maintain strict personal and environmental hygiene as the local activity of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) and enterovirus (EV) 71 infection has been...

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) situation continues to be a serious public health problem in the Philippines as health officials reported 912 new HIV cases in March 2018. In fact, with a 140%...

Since the measles outbreak began on Mar. 20, the Government of Okinawa Prefecture has reported 85 cases. The outbreak was triggered by an imported case from Taiwan in March. Measles is a highly infectious...

Taiwanese health officials reported today of a confirmed chikungunya case in Filipino worker. The patient, a 29-year-old male, was detected with fever upon arrival in Kaohsiung International Airport on...

The dangerous bacterial infection, Melioidosis, is one of seven communicable diseases they will be keeping their eye on in 2018. The National News Bureau of Thailand reports that the Department of Disease...

Japan health officials saw the number of syphilis cases double from 2015 to 2016, with some 4500 cases reported. Now, the National Institute of Infectious Diseases recently reported that in 2017, the...

After reporting in excess of 120,000 dengue fever cases and 322 deaths in 2015 and more than 100,000 cases and 231 deaths last year, the Malaysia Ministry of Health has reported a decrease in cases and...

The Director General of the Department of Disease Control is advising the public to avoid flood waters after eight people contracted the bacterial infection, leptospirosis, in Nakhon Si Thammarat province...

Health officials in Nueva Vizcaya, in Cagayan Valley region in Luzon, are reporting eight confirmed cases of the mosquitoborne disease, Japanese encephalitis (JE), according to a Manila Times report. The...

Officials with China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission are reporting an additional human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in a Guangxi man. The case involved a 33-year-old man from...