The health ministry reports that the age group hardest hit in this flu season is children from five to nine years while overall cases have reached new peaks…
The health department has issued a warning that cases of diarrhoea have ‘exceeded the threshold’ on the island of Yap. The advice is to maintain personal…
As family members travel for the Chinese New Year holiday break, a message from the government, which is trying to limit the spread of dengue fever during this…
The cholera outbreak that began in November continues despite aid agencies’ and government efforts – the latest tally is 434 cases and six deaths. The most…
A local news source has reported on the recent rise in dengue fever cases confirmed in travellers returning from Pacific Island countries – 103 infections in…
Cholera has been reported in four districts of Kerala state. Actual numbers are not specified by the health authorities who have advised strict personal…
The higher than expected burden of Lassa fever cases is concerning the WHO which is currently responding to the outbreak by ramping up its containment efforts…
One news report on a large fire which consumed several buildings on the island of Koh Phi Phi, injuring residents and foreign tourists, quotes a provincial…
Following advice from WHO specialists, there is a ‘strong lead’ as to the cause of the listeriosis outbreak that has now caused 852 cases and 107 deaths. Read…
Up to 17 people have been infected with hepatitis A since December last year (16 required hospitalisation), and the most likely culprit is contaminated dates…
In Zamboanga City, on Mindanao’s western tip, a measles outbreak has been declared after more than 100 suspected cases were notified in the first four weeks of…
The measles epidemic in Nouvelle-Aquitaine has its first fatality, an unvaccinated 32yo woman who succumbed to the infection this week in Poitiers. Latest…