By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Taiwan CDC reported the first locally acquired cholera case of the year in a 80 year old man. The patient presented at the hospital with diarrhea, general weakness,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Myanmar has eliminated the blinding bacterial disease, trachoma, according to an announcement by the World Health Organization. “Myanmar’s multi-pronged approach...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Thailand Bureau of Epidemiology in an update Monday are now reporting 55,004 total cases (38,653 dengue fever, 15,917 dengue hemorrhagic fever and 434 dengue shock...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines health officials reported 3,544 new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections today, bringing the total cases to 269,407, making it the country with...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dengue fever cases have dropped significantly in Vietnam during the first eight months of 2020, according to the latest health data. The cumulative number of dengue...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reported 4,040 new COVID-19 cases today, putting the country’s outbreak over the 250,000 mark. Of the 4,000 + cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with Thailand’s Epidemiology department reported an additional 685 chikungunya cases in the past week. This brings the country’s total to 8,363...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Malaysia Ministry of Health reported an additional human rabies case/death in a 51-year-old man from Jalan Penrissen, Kuching, Sarawak. The individual was admitted...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reported investigating a case of human infection of rat Hepatitis E virus (HEV) in an 89-year-old woman from Ngau Chi Wan. The patient  had presented...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines health officials reported 1,383 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the overall tally to 238,727. Half the number of new cases were reported from the Metro...