The Namibian Health Ministry on Wednesday, July 18, confirmed 70 cases of swine flu.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has confirmed five additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease in backyard exhibition chickens in California - two in Los Angeles County, one in Riverside County, and two in San Bernardino County.
A leading regional livestock farmers association says efforts to control the foot and mouth disease outbreak in Northern Botswana is being complicated by the presence of nearly 22,000 free-ranging stray cattle.
Uganda's health ministry has reported a Rift Valley fever outbreak involving two of its districts, and Rwanda is reporting the disease in animals along with suspected human cases.
Russian farming conglomerate Rusagro has reported an outbreak of African swine fever at one of its six sow farms in the Belgorod region of western Russia.
The Federal Government of Nigeria says 115 people from across 21 states have died of Lassa fever since the disease outbreak was confirmed in January this year.
It has been found that the first Nipah virus victim contracted the disease from fruit bats, while 17 others - including three from his family - were infected by him.
Martial law has been imposed in seven administrative subdivisions in the central western Arkhangai province to contain the spread of the disease.
The EU has put in place ‘drastic’ measures and dispatched an expert team to help Bulgaria combat an outbreak of Peste des Petits Ruminants, also known as ‘sheep and goat plague.’
New York City health officials have confirmed 16 cases of Legionnaires' disease in one Manhattan neighborhood.