Health officials in Grayson County, Kentucky are reporting a recent increase in cases of the tickborne disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF). The county has received 26 cases of RMSF since July 7, 2019.
The number of dengue fever cases is beginning to peak in Bangladesh, coinciding with the monsoon period. The number of cases is expected to rise as the rainy season continues until September.
The Statens Serum Institut (SSI) of Denmark is currently investigating an outbreak caused by a rare strain of Salmonella that was reported from May 31 to June 25, 2019. While SSI conducts interviews of patients and waits for the whole genome sequencing result, the agency cannot confirm that the outbreak is no longer ongoing.
Japanese Encephalitis has been detected at a pig farm in Tambunan, Malaysia. The Malaysia Department of Veterinary Services has started inspections at all seven pig farms in the vicinity.
Multiple regions in the Philippines have reached the epidemic threshold for dengue fever. The Department of Health has declared a National Dengue Alert.
A mass vaccination of cattle is underway after an anthrax outbreak left one person dead in Kisumu, Kenya. County health officials are educating the public on the dangers of eating contaminated meat.
Bulgaria’s Food Safety Agency confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever on an unregistered private farm in the village of Zidarovo.
China reports a new African Swine Fever outbreak in Hubei province.
Japanese encephalitis outbreak in Assam, India, reporting 190 cases and 49 deaths, as of July 5.
On Friday, July 5, China confirmed another outbreak of African swine fever in Guangxi..