The classical swine fever virus recently detected at a pig farm in the city of Gifu is a type that had not been found before in the country, the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization has said.
Belgian authorities reported two cases of African swine fever in wild boar near the southern village of Etalle.
The outbreak at a farm in Stanislaus County led to all 26,258 birds of the flock exposed to the virus being culled.
Officials in Delhi, India are reporting 48 scrub typhus cases treated in four large hospitals in Delhi since July.
In early August, China recorded its first African swine fever outbreak in the city of Shenyang. Less than two weeks later, pigs nearly a thousand miles away in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou were infected. Three days after that, nearly 800 miles south in the city of Yueqing, another outbreak.
The Veterinary Health and Food Safety Authority said that 230,000 pigs had been slaughtered and that 900 outbreaks have been reported around the Romania.
A Nigerian outbreak in 2017 has left pockets of disease which could affect travelers.
China has banned the transport of live hogs and pig products from 10 regions bordering the six provinces that have reported African swine fever outbreaks.
A 61-year-old Korean man was diagnosed with Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) on Saturday, after returning from a business trip to Kuwait via Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
Aside from a 2003 US outbreak, this is the only other time the disease has been reported outside of West and Central Africa, according to Public Health England.