Southern districts of Ho Chi Minh City have seen the largest increase in hand, foot and mouth disease cases in the last week with one paediatric hospital is…
Plenty of polio news (and cases) this week, coinciding with World Polio Day on Oct 24: Pakistan reported two more WPV1 cases (Balochistan province) and…
Health authorities have reported five leprosy cases in Quintana Roo and Yucatan on the east coast this year. The patients, all men, have received treatment and…
Sarawak has recorded its fourth rabies death this year – a woman in her 30s from Sibu who was bitten by her pet dog but had not sought treatment. The state has…
Just under two weeks after a WHO Disease outbreak news post on Oropouche virus cases in the
While reinforcing residents’ responsibilities on preparing for disasters ahead of the cyclone season, the health minister gave an update on year-to-date…
The ECDC issued its latest update to the Rapid Risk Assessment on COVID-19 in the region on Oct 23, with both France and Spain now reporting more than 1…
Twenty-eight days have now lapsed since any confirmed Ebola virus disease (EVD) cases were detected and on Oct 7 the last EVD patient was discharged from the…
Along with a rise in confirmed dengue fever cases, health authorities have announced they have also detected chikungunya infections. Over one-third of those…
Locally-acquired dengue fever cases have risen to 66 for the year, with roughly three-quarters of them in New Taipei (Sanxia, Luzhou, Tucheng, Banqiao, Zhonghe…
An outbreak of a Rift Valley fever in Northern State has had the greatest impact on Merowe and Ed Debba residents and caused thousands of deaths and…
Health authorities have confirmed one case of Japanese encephalitis and two more are suspected in Gyeonggi province, which surrounds the capital Seoul - all…