Fiji media reports 98 leptospirosis cases since the beginning of the year, including four deaths.
According to the Provincial Health Office (PHO), the number of dengue cases reported in the province totaled 7,777 in the entire province from Jan. 1 to Nov. 19. This is up from 4,653 cases during the same period last year.
The Pangasinan Provincial Health Office (PHO) is reporting a surge in leptospirosis cases, seeing a 231 percent increase compared to the same time last year.
Extremely limited information is available as to the identity of Leptospira species and serovars infecting cattle in Uruguay and the South American subcontinent.
So far this year, 1,227 leptospirosis cases have been reported. This is an increase of 358 percent compared to the same period in 2017.
The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) has recorded a total of 99 deaths out of 1,030 leptospirosis cases in various government hospitals nationwide from January 1 to June 9.
Leptospirosis cases totaled 41 from January to June 11 this year, 17 percent higher than the 35 cases on the same period last year.
Researchers have discovered that exposure to cattle and rice farming are risk factors for leptospirosis in northern Tanzania.
Genetic typing identified four distinct types of Leptospira in livestock, including three types that were only identified in cattle, and one type that was identified in cattle, goats and sheep sampled in our study. These results indicate that livestock are a potential source of infection for people in Tanzania.
Researchers have identified small parts of proteins as potential vaccine candidates that can elicit a strong immune response.