South Korea has identified a case of foot-and-mouth disease at a dairy cow farm, the first discovery of the disease in the country since March 2018.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has added leishmaniasis vaccine to the essential life-saving drug category, but these vaccines are not available in this region of Pakistan.
Plateau has recorded 17 confirmed cases of Lassa fever with five persons killed, according to Kunden Deyin, the state’s health commissioner. According to the commissioner, 13 persons on admission are responding to treatment, while others have been discharged.
The Virus Diagnostic Lab is testing three batches of blood samples every day and has accelerated the process of vaccinating residents.
Since mid-2016 through the beginning of 2019, Venezuela has seen over 2,500 suspected cases and 1,500 gave been confirmed.
Between October 28, 2018 and January 20, 2019, a total of 29 laboratory-confirmed cases of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS), including 11 deaths have been reported in Epuyén, Chubut Province. Potential human-to-human transmission is currently under investigation.
Kyasanur Forest Disease or monkey fever has resurfaced in Wayanad after a gap of two years with two persons from Appapara near Thirunelli testing positive for the disease.
Nigerian health authorities on Tuesday, January 22, declared a new outbreak of Lassa fever that has killed 16 people since early January.
China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has revealed that it has culled 916,000 pigs since the beginning of the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in August 2018.
A report from MPI said six properties have had their Restricted Property (RP) status revoked, including five previously categorized as infected.