Romania has reported an outbreak of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the southern county of Tulcea, close to the border with Ukraine.
The virus struck at Kozhikode which saw 13 people dying, while three deaths were reported from nearby Malappuram district, and more than 2,000 patients with fever were kept under observation.
Since the first Virulent Newcastle Disease was confirmed in San Bernardino County, California on May 24, a total of a dozen have been reported in the county.
The way the Nipah virus hit Kerala without warning, and the intensive efforts made by the state health authorities to contain its spread, has lessons for other states.
The Plateau State Government has confirmed that the state has recorded two positive cases of monkeypox in Shendam Local Government Area.
The infection, an emerging threat, has killed virtually all of its victims so far in India.
The cases are being reported from remote rural areas where occupational activities such as farming and hunting are increasing animal-human interaction.
The way Kerala has handled the Nipah virus outbreak holds crucial lessons for the rest of India.
Tolbert Nyenswah, director general of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia, says Liberia has reported 73 suspected cases of Lassa fever, with 13 confirmed.
Suspecting a second wave of the infection, the authorities have scaled up the number of people, who are under observation for Nipah Virus to 1407.