The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Health Ministry reported that as of June 23, 1,506 people have died out of 2,239 recorded Ebola cases during the current outbreak.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is stretched thin, having received donations for less than half of the money it has needed to fight the current Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola outbreak.
Somalia has launched an immunization campaigns using oral cholera vaccines. The campaign will vaccinate more than 650,000 people.
Acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) has claimed the lives of at least 129 children in Muzaffarpur over the past month.
Established disease protocols including specific case definition, contact tracing, treatment and clinical management were closely followed during Kerala’s successful outbreak response.
Epidemiologic data and whole genome sequencing revealed a transmission of more than three years duration of New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae with antibiotic-resistant genes in a northern California hospital.
The AMR (Antimicrobial Resistance) Trust Fund, a collaborative effort by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Health Organization (WHO), will scale up efforts to support countries in countering the immediate threat of AMR.
The SmartFarm Innovation Network will connect researchers, Extension agents, producers, businesses, and other stakeholders in a system that allows for fast exchange of information and data analysis.
The first anthrax case of the year was confirmed in one captive antelope on a premises in Uvalde, TX.
Ba Ria Vung Tau province has become Vietnam's 59th locality with African swine fever outbreaks.