Japan's Takeda dengue vaccine found effective overall with one limitation

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co's experimental dengue vaccine was highly effective at preventing the mosquito-borne disease in a late stage study, but it failed to protect against one type of the virus i...

Pakistani court weighs releasing ex-PM over health concerns

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court is deciding whether to release former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was convicted on corruption charges, over concerns about his health. Sharif,...

Pakistan's imprisoned former premier rushed to hospital

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was convicted on corruption charges, has been rushed to hospital from the prison after recent blood tests raised doctors' con...

Taiwan Taichung’s first case of dengue this year confirmed

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Sunday confirmed the first case of dengue fever in Taichung City this year, warning of an outbreak of the disease in the area if mosquito breeding grounds are ...

Taiwan CDC reports all-time high levels for three imported diseases

As people take advantage of the extended National Day holiday to travel, the Centers for DiseaseControl (CDC) urged Taiwan nationals to remain vigilant, adding that the threat of imported dengue fever...

Official says dengue outbreak in Pakistan among worst-ever

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A top Pakistani health official says authorities are battling one of the worst-ever dengue fever outbreaks in the country, including the capital Islamabad as hospitals continued to re...

Taipei to set forth climate action plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City is expected to propose its “2030+ Climate Action Plan” in the near future in line with the global movement to address the impact of extreme weather...

Pakistani officials say outbreak of dengue fever kills 20

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani health officials are battling an outbreak of dengue fever in the South Asian nation, confirming over 10,000 cases and 20 deaths in recent months. More pati...

Iftikhar, Nawaz recalled for ODI series against Sri Lanka

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan on Saturday recalled all-rounders Iftikhar Ahmed and Mohammad Nawaz for three-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka, starting at Karachi from next week. ...

Central America's dengue epidemic deadly in Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — In a ward usually reserved for juvenile burn victims, children lay listlessly under mosquito nets next to worried parents. On a recent day, 9-year-old Carlos Benítez was h...

Itinerant Kaohsiung mayor goes go-kart racing to promote tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) raced go-karts with Malaysian YouTuber Cody Hong on Thursday (Aug. 29) in an attempt to increase...

Philippines community recruits frogs in war against dengue fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A community in Metropolitan Manila has recruited an army of frogs in an effort to combat the dengue epidemic ravaging the archipelagic nation through natural means. In the Q...

Taiwan public urged to prevent dengue in wake of storm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Members of the public are urged to take precautions against the threat of dengue fever in the wake of Typhoon Bailu, which is expected to bring torrential rain to the isla...

Taipei on high alert as first dengue case reported

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Measures are being adopted by Taipei City’s health authorities to enforce dengue control, as the capital of Taiwan has recorded its first indigenous dengue fever cas...

Breaking! New Taipei City reports first local dengue fever case of 2019

Updated - 2019/08/14 11:00 TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced Wednesday morning (Aug. 14) that the first local case of dengue fever in New Taipei City has ...