The 11 commercial properties which were found to be infected include seven in the Capricorn, two in the Vhembe and two in the Mopani District Municipalities.
The South Korea National Institute of Environmental Research reported that a wild boar infected with African swine fever was found by a joint team of military and civilian hunters inside the Civilian Control Line in Paju near the border with North Korea.
The latest figures from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), confirmed 10 new cases of the disease in five states: five in Ondo, two in Edo, one each in Ebonyi, Bauchi and Abia. In those new cases, one person each died in Edo and Abia states.
The positive samples were taken from wild boars.
In October, the first mosquito-transmitted, locally acquired cases of Zika virus were reported in Europe. This has implications far beyond the three people affected and represents a new phase in the global Zika threat.
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative reported that there have been 41 cVDPV2 cases from seven outbreaks reported in 2019..
African Swine Fever (ASF) has been found in wild boar in Poland, heightening the risk of it moving across Europe.
On 10 October 2019, Sudan notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of 47 suspected cases of Rift Valley Fever, including two deaths in Arb’aat Area, Towashan Village, in El Qaneb locality, Red Sea State.
Officials said the patients came from a remote part of Inner Mongolia in Northern China.
Through October 19, a total of 2,733,635 cases of dengue have been reported in the Americas, including 1,206 deaths.