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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) recently reported their first case of Candida auris (C. auris) infection. In this video, I go over that case and look a general info about the fungus,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hong Kong health officials report investigating an additional human infection of rat Hepatitis E virus (HEV) in a 73-year-old man with underlying illnesses. He presented...

Hong Kong health officials announced they are investigating a scabies outbreak at a elderly home in Tuen Mun. The outbreak involves six male and 14 female residents aged 73 to 95. They have presented...

In a follow-up on the African swine fever (ASF) situation in Hong Kong, a second case was reported Friday in a slaughterhouse in the New Territories, bordering China’s southern province of Guangdong. In...

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In this news brief, I look at the recent human infections with rat hepatitis E virus (rat HEV), the first cases, a Canadian case and a little about human HEV. African swine fever in Asia Hepatitis A...

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By Robert Herriman @bactiman63 In this news brief, I look at the where the ASF outbreak in Asia started, the current situation, what’s happening with pork prices and some research on an ASF oral...

Three patients (aged 55 to 62) in a female psychiatric ward at Kwai Chung Hospital in Hong Kong have presented with respiratory symptoms since May 10, according to the Hospital Authority. Appropriate...

Hong Kong health officials announced Friday that the measles outbreak at Hong Kong International Airport is now over. A Centre for Health Protection (CHP) spokesman said, “A total of 73 cases of...

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On the latest Outbreak News This Week, I look at news from Florida and then expand to national and international news, and a little research. The Florida hepatitis A outbreak keeps adding up and we look...

Hong Kong health officials report investigating three cases of human infection of rat Hepatitis E virus (HEV). Two of the cases, men aged 81 and 67, are stable and did not require hospitalization. A third...