Seven deer on a central Minnesota farm were infected with chronic wasting disease (CWD), Minnesota officials reported Wednesday, May 8.
The Thailand Bureau of Epidemiology reported 18,000 people were infected with the dengue virus from January 1 to May 1, with 27 deaths.
The plague pops up across the globe in limited numbers. From 2010 through 2015, there were over 3,000 cases reported, with 584 deaths.
The Zimbabwe Ministry of Health reported 69 deaths from cholera so far this year. The Ministry also reported more than 10,400 cholera cases during the period January to April.
The Hanoi-based National Children Hospital’s intensive care unit is currently treating 30 children with Japanese encephalitis.
The outbreaks were detected in the provinces of Gauteng and Mpumalanga.
Leishmaniasis cases more than doubled in the last ten years, according to Sara Karlsson Söbirk, an infectious physician who in her thesis work at Lund University surveyed the disease’s presence in Sweden for just over 20 years.
A 28-year-old tribal woman from the Changalamoola tribal hamlet in India has died of scrub typhus.
Peru has confirmed two mayaro cases in the provinces of Quispicanchis and La Mar, while Ecuador reported five positive mayaro samples.
African Swine Fever has swept across China with outbreaks in every province and all five autonomous regions. And experts believe there are far more cases than the 129 reported outbreaks.