Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary Despite its horrific impact on West Africa, Ebola – since it is not an `airborne virus’ – is unlikely to spark the next great pandemic.  None...

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The total number of dengue fever cases in south China’s Guangdong Province has increased to nearly 37,000 as of Saturday, according to the provincial health and family planning commission as reported...

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With many of the most populous, densely-packed cities in the world, one must wonder, how is Asia preparing for the risk of Ebola? In Vietnam, the Ministry of Health introduced Friday guidelines for diagnosis,...

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Although Ebola is dominating news coverage in every form, we are reminded that other outbreaks of exotic viral diseases continue and new cases pop up from time to time. Whether it be MERS, dengue fever...

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For the second time this month, Gansu Province Health and Family Commission officials reported a death due Yersinia pestis infection, or the plague, according to the Zhongxin Network (computer translated). The...

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The good news in south China’s Guangdong Province is Sunday was the first day in October where the case count did not exceed 1,000, tallying 910 cases, according to a Xinhua report Monday. This...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) announced Friday the number of imported dengue fever cases seen in the city last week, in light of the outbreak in South...

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With the addition of 1,412 new cases of dengue fever in south China’s Guangdong Province, health authorities with the provincial health and family planning commission say the number of cases reported...

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Local health authorities in south China’s Guangdong Province reported another 1,800 dengue fever cases Wednesday in the worst outbreak in the region in 20 years. The total cases have reached 26,270...

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The dengue fever outbreak in South China’s Guangdong Province seems to steamroll ahead as health authorities report an additional 1,400 cases Tuesday. Officials from the Guangdong Province CDC...