The death toll in the country this year due to swine flu has soared to 226 with the H1N1 virus claiming 31 more lives in a week till Monday, while the number of those affected crossed the 6,000 mark.
The outbreak of classical swine fever (hog cholera) has been confirmed in five prefectures, the Japan Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry said on February 6.
A quarantine has been imposed on poultry in four zones in southern California.
Since March 2018, 35 total cases of monkeypox have been recorded (24 confirmed), including two fatalities.
The porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) discovered on an Alberta farm last month hasn’t spread to any surrounding operations.
Guinea’s government has reported one case of 35-year-old man with Lassa fever in the central town of Mamou, some 260-kilometers from the country’s capital of Conakry.
Since the first human case was detected on December 11, 2018, health officials have reported 19 human cases.
The Chinese government has set up epidemic zones across the country, restricted the movement of live pigs, and closed live pig markets in affected areas.
Kuden Kamshak, the Plateau health commissioner, has confirmed eight persons killed by Lassa Fever, with 40 cases recorded across the state.
The announcement, on January 31, raises the Saudi Arabia total to 14 for the month of January.