An update on the dengue situation in areas of Asia with heavy activity: Taiwan The island country has seen an extraordinary past 4 months with dengue fever. Since the start of the summer, Taiwan has reported 4,667...

The number of measles cases in the Western Pacific Region of the World Health Organization as a whole is down significantly through the first six months of 2015 compared to the same period last year. The...

Two regions in the country of more than 7,000 islands have reported outbreaks of the mosquito borne viral disease, chikungunya, during the past week, both linked to issues of sanitation. First, CNN reported...

Sharon Cuneta, the 49-year-old Filipina singer, actress and TV host announced this week that she was diagnosed with a fungal infection, which required her to be hospitalized for five days, according to...

Philippines media is reporting that 78-year-old House Speaker Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte is recovering from a bout with the viral infection, dengue fever. Belmonte, who got admitted to St....

In this post, I want to look at some of the most significant reportable infectious diseases in the Philippines to date in 2015 and compare to the same period in 2014. Cholera From Jan. 1 to Jun. 27 this...

On Thursday, Philippines House of Representatives Speaker, Feliciano Belmonte, who admitted into the St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City, said he tested positive for the mosquito borne viral...

In a follow-up to the outbreak of ill schoolkids in in Zamboanga del Norte province who took the deworming medication, Albendazole, Philippines health officials say the illnesses are due to “normal”...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) kicked off their program,“Oplan Goodbye Bulate”, yesterday in a effort to deworm 16 million public elementary school students twice a year. The campaign...

Officials with the Provincial Health Office are reporting the deaths of three children in Negros Occidental in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. Records show that the victims, ages 9, 10,...