The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (December 30) closely monitoring an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Shenzhen notified by...

Qiming Primary School in Jiangmen city in south China’s Guangdong Province reported that more than 100 students have been stricken with the gastrointestinal bug, norovirus. The students affected,...

For the second time this year, a person from China has become infected with H5N6 avian influenza. The Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province confirmed the positive case in a 58-year-old...

By

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (December 22) received notification of seven additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Xinjiang Uyghur...

The number of measles cases and deaths in the Philippines rose by 1,578 and five, respectively during the month of November according to data from the World Health Organization’s Measles-Rubella...

By

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is closely monitoring an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Fujian. According to the latest report of...

In Asia, we see varying situations with dengue fever in 2014, with some countries seeing dramatic increases and others reporting much appreciated decreases in the mosquito borne virus. Malaysia, Taiwan...

In the past couple days, two additional human cases of H7N9 avian influenza have been reported from two areas of China, according to different sources. The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP)...

Last week, the Taiwan Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) convened this year’s third “Dengue Epidemic Coordination and Management Meeting”, which...

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...