A total of 681 suspected cases have been reported from 23 states between January 1 and November 24 this year.
To mitigate the risk of outbreaks from importation of dengue into non-endemic regions it is critical to predict the arrival time and location of infected individuals. Researchers modelled the number of dengue infections arriving each month at any given airport, which enabled us to estimate the number of infections that are imported into different countries and states each month.
A single dose of the typhoid conjugate vaccine was immunogenic and effective in reducing Salmonella Typhi bacteremia in children nine months to 16 years of age.
Despite significant gains in understanding of Shigella infection, it remains unknown how the bacteria initiate contact with the colonic epithelium. This research identified conditions that mimic some features of gastrointestinal transit and that enable Shigella to express adherence structural genes.
Researchers analyzed samples of bushmeat in the Western Serengeti in Tanzania, and identified several groups of bacteria, many of which contain the species that cause diseases such as anthrax, brucellosis and Q fever.
Poland's Main Veterinary Inspectorate announced on December 2 that nine new cases of African swine fever (ASF) had been discovered in wild boar, following the initial spate of around 20 cases in the Lubuskie province in November.
The 11 commercial properties which were found to be infected include seven in the Capricorn, two in the Vhembe and two in the Mopani District Municipalities.
At a large virology campus in Siberia called VECTOR, a sudden explosion in September blew out the windows and set parts of a building ablaze.
Samoa's government will close Thursday and Friday and redeploy civil servants to help deal with a measles outbreak that so far has recorded 3,728 cases with 53 deaths.
There has been a rapid increase in the global measles outbreak, with reported cases jumping 300 percent in the first three months of 2019 compared with the same period last year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).