The CDC has provided the following information regarding the outbreak. Since the last update on July 21, 2020, an additional 87 ill people have been reported in this outbreak, including 38 from 8 new states: Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Maine, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Virginia. The outbreak has infected a total of 212 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Newport have been reported from 23 states. There have been 31 hospitalizations have been reported.
After ten days, international scientists are collaborating to share data including the genetic sequence of the coronavirus in race to learn more about the virus. This effort will assist with development treatment and potentially to identify a cure or vaccine. The speed at which this collaborating is happening is brand new and made possible by technology.
Update on coronavirus outbreak, This information is current as of 23 Jan 2020 at 0730hrs EST. The coronavirus is now know as 2019 -nCoV, it is a new strain of coronavirus not previously identified in humans. Two Chinese cities, Wuhan with a population of 11 million, and Huanggang with a population of 7 million have been placed on lockdown with public transportation suspended. There are 500 confirmed cases with 17 deaths in China. Thailand has reported 4 cases. Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, and the United States have 1 reported case each.
The following is an update on the current outbreak involving Coronavirus. This is information is current as of 0800hrs EST 22 Jan 2020. There have been 9 deaths and 440 individuals reported infected in China. The virus has been confirmed to be transmitted from human to human with at least 15 medical workers infected. There are cases in Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States.
The Chinese Government confirmed human-to-human transmission in the outbreak of a new coronavirus. Chinese officials confirmed there have been more than 200 cases during the outbreak. The World Health Organization is holding an emergency meeting.
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 effort started in Pinellas County, where health department teams are knocking on doors in neighborhoods at higher risk for the virus.
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.
This sheet provides a quick reference on foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccines.