At least four people lost their lives due to hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection in the last few months and thousands are still suffering from HEV in a large part of Chittagong city.
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert R. Redfield announced the establishment of an Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) Task Force (Task Force) to aid in the ongoing investigation to define the cause of, and improve treatment and outcomes for, patients with AFM.
Thirty-two people have been sickened and 13 hospitalized because of contaminated food likely linked to romaine lettuce, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said.
Local authorities have culled 10,280 birds following the outbreaks.
This is the first locally transmitted dengue fever case reported in Florida this year.
The New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) reports one of the newly confirmed infected farms is in the Waikato region and the other is in the Manawatu.
China's efforts to stem the spread of African swine fever were dealt a fresh blow on Friday (16 November) when the agricultural ministry confirmed it had found the first case in a wild boar, deepening a three-month-old crisis for the world's top pork producer
A second case of swine fever was detected in Gifu Prefecture on Friday at a park, after the nation’s first case in decades was reported in September at a nearby pig farm.
Chinese authorities have announced strict new measures in an attempt to halt the country's fast-growing African swine fever crisis, which has spread to 18 provinces and led to the culling of more than 200,000 pigs.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control has confirmed the death of two, and infection of five people from Lassa fever in Edo, Ebonyi and Ondo states, including a health worker.