Last week, the US Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed thirteen additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease in backyard exhibition chickens in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura counties, California.
Over 41 000 children and adults in the World Health Organization European Region have been infected with measles in the first six months of 2018, exceeding the total number for this period for 12 month totals reported for every other year this decade.
China's Ministry of Agriculture said, on August 19, 88 hogs had died from African swine fever in the city of Lianyungang, in eastern China's Jiangsu province, as the highly contagious disease continues to spread through the world's biggest pig herd.
Since September 2017, Nigeria is experiencing ongoing outbreak of yellow fever with confirmed cases reported in 22 LGAs across 11 states.
Russia has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N2 bird flu virus on a farm in the Kostromskaya region in the west of the country.
China found its second case of African swine fever at a slaughterhouse owned by WH Group Ltd’s Chinese unit, stirring concerns about the spread of the disease across the world’s largest pig herd.
The Global Agricultural Information Network reports that Ghana has seen its first case of African Swine Fever in 2018.
The New Zealand Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) said the affected property was a mixed sheep and beef farm.
Fourteen cutaneous anthrax cases have been confirmed in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, local authorities said on Friday, August 10, 2018.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed nine new cases of Lassa fever with two deaths, in one week, including the first confirmed case in Enugu State.