The Ministry of Public Health has recorded 75 positive cases of Congo fever across Afghanistan since March, showing a surge in the cases compared to the same period last year.
Five people in Kenya have died of the Rift Valley Fever disease in the past week, a health official said on Monday, in the first reports of the disease since an outbreak killed more than 200 people a decade ago.
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.