CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administrationexternal icon (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to bagged salad mix containing iceberg lettuce, carrots, and red cabbage produced by Fresh Express.
The World Health Organization (WHO) released its Weekly Bulletin on Outbreaks in Africa. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is being closely monitored since its resurgence of Ebola in Beni on 10 April 2020. The outbreak has gone 27 days without a new case, but the WHO has identified one new probable case of EVD was retrospectively validated in Mabalako, increasing the overall case-count by one. This case was believed to be infected on 22 May 2020. The COVID-19 outbreak continues to expand in Africa. The cumulative case count surpasses 100 000, with an average of 2 000 cases reporte
As of March 17, 2020, 39 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O103 have been reported from six states. The United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O103 infections linked to clover sprouts.
Saudi Arabia's Government on 21 Jan 2020, reported a new MERS-CoV case, involving a healthcare worker in Abha, Saudi Arabia.
China has identified a new virus that has been causing illnesses in the city of Wuhan. Chinese scientists are continuing to research this virus and monitor the outbreak.
The United Nations World Health Organization conducted an exercise in partnership with the East Africa Community (EAC) to test preparedness and response to Rift Valley Fever like virus outbreak.