At least 18 cases of Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever infection have recently been detected in Afghanistan, taking this year’s total cases to 267.
An outbreak of African swine fever in China could jump the border to neighboring countries in Southeast Asia or the Korean Peninsula, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned Tuesday, August 28.
The Uganda Ministry of Health reported Saturday that a 32-year old female who died at Naguru Hospital died of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), not Ebola virus.
Analyst says reporting of outbreaks shows major gains from similar crisis more than a decade ago.
So far this year, 1,227 leptospirosis cases have been reported. This is an increase of 358 percent compared to the same period in 2017.
Four outbreaks of African swine fever have been cropped up in various parts of China this month, and government investigators are seeking the sources of the virus and to discover whether a connection can be established between the outbreaks.
A man has been diagnosed with the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) in England - the first such diagnosis in this country since 2013.
Tthe number of African swine fever outbreaks confirmed in Romania has reached 725. The overall number of pigs slaughtered in commercial holdings and households has reached 117,704.
The Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care reports a total of 1,460 suspected typhoid cases in Gweru City, including eight deaths.
According to a computer translated G1 Globo.com report, there are two acute outbreaks of Chagas disease in the municipality of Acará with 18 cases of disease, and one death.