A Kimberley man is being treated for Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in the isolation unit at the Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe Hospital. This is the second case of Congo fever in South Africa this year.
The Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC) on March 30 confirmed 15 new cases of Lassa fever from six states. The Chief Executive Officer of the NCDC said that the 15 new cases brought the number of confirmed cases to 510 out of the 1,924 suspected cases since January in 21 states.
In an update on the Rift Valley fever situation in Mayotte, health officials report 114 human cases since November 2018.
A team of veterinary doctors and experts culled more than 600 ducks and 66 chickens on March 31 following confirmation of bird flu (H5N1) in the city.
More than 350 cases of Newcastle disease have been confirmed in Southern California. Cases have been seen in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, Ventura, and Alameda counties. There are an estimated 100,000 backyard poultry premises in California, so there is wide susceptibility to Newcastle.
The H1N1 virus has claimed 73 lives so far and more than 1050 people have tested positive for the virus between January 1 and March 27. In the last 12 months, the Maharashtratate, India has recorded 2,594 cases and reported 462 deaths.
Four people in Oregon were infected with a rare tick-borne virus, known as Colorado tick fever, in a single month.
The Statens Veterinarmedicinska Anstalt, or National Veterinary Institute of Sweden (SVA) reported the first Chronic wasting disease (CWD) case in a 16-year-old moose in Norrbotten County.
The Aichi prefectural government reported the 15th and 16th cases of swine fever, also known as hog cholera, in pigs in the cities of Seto and Tahara since September.
African swine fever (ASF) has stricken Vietnam's northern Vinh Phuc province, bringing the total number of the disease-hit localities to 23.