There have been 23 cases this year (well above the typical case count), 12 of which involved recent travel to Pakistan. Three of the Pakistan-related cases involved the drug-resistant XDR strain.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department stated that chronic wasting disease (CWD) was confirmed in a mule deer buck that was shot by a hunter west of Bondurant in the Wyoming Range.
Nine people from four states have died this year in the US from Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus, a mosquito-borne illness that has a death rate of 30 to 50 percent. Most of the deaths occurring in recent weeks.
An African swine fever case at a pig farm on Seokmo Island fuels speculation that wildlife could be responsible for the spread of the virus in South Korea. Only one bridge connects the island with other regions, and the farm had only two pigs with no visits from outside cars.
Hungary's national food safety authority found five cases of African swine fever in wild boar carcasses near Budapest.
A hundred outbreaks killed a total of 405 backyard pigs from smallholders’ farms in the Dili municipal region.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that eight people have died from cholera in Sudan, and a total of 184 cases have been reported in the northeast African country over the past month.
The mosquito-borne virus was detected in an adult from the town of East Lyme.
An unknown outbreak of the Zika virus swept across Cuba in 2017, a year after the global health emergency was declared over.
Approximately 100,000 pigs will be culled in response to an African swine fever outbreak detected at one of Ukraine's biggest pig farms. The outbreak affects 1.6 percent of Ukraine's pig herd.