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).
Investigational therapeutics mAb114 and REGN-EB3 offer patients a greater chance of surviving Ebola virus disease compared to the investigational treatment ZMapp, according to published results from a clinical trial conducted in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Researchers conducted a review of molecular and serological investigations through PubMed and EMBASE from September 2012 to 15 November 2018 to measure sub-clinical or asymptomatic Middle East Respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection within and outside of health care settings.
Influenza D virus (IDV) has been increasingly reported all over the world. Cattle are considered the major viral reservoir.
Researchers demonstrated a new strategy for engineering a live bacterial vaccine that has been rationally-designed to optimize both protection and diagnostic compatibility.
The South Korea National Institute of Environmental Research reported that a wild boar infected with African swine fever was found by a joint team of military and civilian hunters inside the Civilian Control Line in Paju near the border with North Korea.