In a report on the recent cluster of illness and sudden death in Liberia, the World Health Organization (WHO) says the etiology has been established as meningococcal meningitis.
As of April 17, Nigerian officials put the meningococcal meningitiscase count at 8,057 suspected cases and 745 deaths.
Nigeria needs 1.3 million doses of vaccine, but received only 500,000 doses.
Since the start of 2017, Nigeria has reported 4637 suspected cases of meningitis and 489 deaths across five states.
There are concerns that yellow fever could become globalized.
Five cows on a dairy farm in North Chungcheong tested positive for the disease.
Researchers created a modeling tool to project hospitalizations and casualties from an inhalation anthrax event.
More than 1,000 cases of the illness have been reported across Delhi.
Veterinarians have cited ignorance and negligence on the part of cattle breeders for the outbreak.
An outbreak of Q fever at a meat-processing plant in Melbourne, Australia has put regional health officials on high alert.