By Teddy Cambosa The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the Philippines has recently warned the public about a fake vaccine, purposely labeling itself to be from Pfizer. According to the FDA advisory,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Provincial national disease surveillance authorities in Afghanistan have reported three measles outbreaks at the end of March 2021. On 31 March, two outbreaks were...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Officials in Vietnam reported a case of Dracunculus in a man with no travel history to Africa or any other endemic part of the world. This is the first case ever of a Dracunculus...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) reports the first human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) virus infection has been reported in Laos. A five-year-old boy from Luang Prabang...

By Teddy Cambosa The Department of Science of Technology (DOST) in the Philippines has reaffirmed its position against the use of ivermectin against COVID-19. In a press statement, DOST Secretary Fortunato...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reported 401 new COVID-19 deaths Friday, a new daily record in fatalities on the archipelago since the beginning of the pandemic. In...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Vietnam health officials report since the beginning of the year, the country has recorded 17,451 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease, of which 4 died in Kien Giang, An Giang...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Hong Kong health officials report investigating a suspected ciguatoxin poisoning cases affecting two people. The case involves two females, aged 34 and 66 respectively, who...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Philippines health officials reported an additional 8,355 new COVID-19 infections Monday, bringing the total cases seen in the pandemic to 803,398. The Department of Health (DOH)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Philippines Department of Health reported a record 15,310 additional COVID-19 cases on Friday; however, 3,709 were backlog cases from March 31 when issues were...