On April 25, 2017, a cluster of unexplained illnesses and deaths associated with a funeral was reported in Sinoe County, Liberia. Molecular testing identified Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C (NmC) in specimens from patients.
The Bolivia Ministry of Health reported this week that 13 military personnel were infected with hantavirus in the military camps of the Joint Task Force of the Yungas, including one death and two cases requiring intensive care.
In view of the rise in H1N1 cases, the Hyderbad health department has already sounded an alarm and asked district hospitals to prepare isolation wards to cater to patients confirmed with the virus.
China reported a new African swine fever case on a farm with nearly 20,000 pigs on Monday, the largest farm yet to report the disease in the world's top pork producer.
Wyoming state veterinarian, Jim Logan, has been notified by the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory and the National Veterinary Services Laboratory that there is a new case of Brucellosis in a cattle herd in Park County.
As of October 11, there have been 38 confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis across 16 states this year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A total of 75 wild boar have now been confirmed with African swine fever (ASF) in Belgium. All of the confirmed cases have been found within existing restriction zones.
The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply has confirmed the outbreak of Classical swine fever (CSF) in the city of Forquilho. It is the first confirmed outbreak in Brazil in almost a decade.
A large beef cattle herd in Alcona County was confirmed to have bovine TB by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on October 9.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, October 9, that 10 people have died among 32 infected with Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) in Saudi Arabia since June.