Bird flu has been detected in two poultry farms at Tarkeshwar Municipality in Kathmandu.
In a follow-up on the Rift Valley fever (RVF) outbreak on the archipelago of Mayotte, the Agence de Sante Ocean Indian reports the circulation of RVF continues as the human case count has risen to 101.
Dengue fever cases in the Zamboanga Peninsula Region, of the Philippines reached 1,743 from January 1 to March 7, 2019 which is 81 percent higher as compared to the same period last year.
The case of Newcastle disease – the first ever in Northern California – likely occurred in a bird that was transported from Southern California, where the outbreak began in backyard exhibition birds in Riverside County.
Monkey Fever has killed two people in Maharashtra, India, in the first two months of 2019 – a major cause for concern for the state health machinery. The viral infection, a tick-borne haemorrhagic fever, also known as Kyasanur Forest Disease (KDF), is said to have spread from Karnataka where it has claimed over 14 lives since January 1.
outh Korea has found African swine fever in packed pork sausage brought into the country by a Chinese traveller, its agriculture ministry said on Friday, March 15.
The Vietnamese agriculture minister proposed burbing the African swine fever in small-scale households, cleaning the breeding facilities and strictly managing the transport of pigs.
Thailand health officials reported an additional 500-plus chikungunya cases during the past week, bringing the outbreak total, primarily in the south, to 2,551 cases.
Researchers conducted a serosurvey of 155 healthcare workers and 124 household and community members who had close contact with 18 patients who had laboratory-confirmed Nipah virus infections in Kerala, India. They detected three subclinical infections; two persons had IgM and IgG and 1 only IgM against Nipah virus.
Thousands of chickens have died of the contagious Ranikhet (Newcastle) virus at poultry farms in Hassanabdal’s Jallo locality. Several poultry farms in different parts of Hassanabdal, Jallo in particular, have been affected by the disease in the last few weeks.