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Measles was a real battle in the Philippines in 2014 with the final measles tally on the archipelago at 58,010 cases, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This includes 110 people who lost...

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With 32 positive animal rabies samples in 2014 in the capital city of the province of Misamis Oriental in Mindanao, Cagayan de Oro City (CDO) saw the most animal cases of the lethal disease on the Philippine...

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In a press release that left me scratching my head this morning, the Philippines Department of Health said (computer translated) report an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who returned after being in China...

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The Disneyland measles outbreak, which was first reported in individuals who visited two adjacent Disney theme parks located in Orange County, California in mid-December, has affected scores, according...

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With the spring holidays approaching in the next weeks, many Californians are heading to the Philippines or other countries where measles outbreaks are occurring or measles circulates in the population....

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In another follow-up to the MERS situation in the Philippines, health officials said today they are pound to announce that of the 11 contacts admitted at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM),...

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On 12 February 2015, the IHR National Focal Point of the Philippines notified WHO of 1 laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. Details of the cases...

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In a follow-up to the report Wednesday of the nurse who tested positive Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) officials say they are doing...

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The Philippines Department of Health reported on a imported case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) today (computer translated). According to health officials, the patient, a 32-year-old...

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A new study by researchers at Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan show that there is a high prevalence of  hepatitis E (HEV) antibodies in the household-raised pig population in rural...