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During the past month, 172 additional people have become ill from Salmonella infections in the current multistate, multi-strain outbreak linked to live poultry in backyard flocks ( chicks and ducklings,...

In a follow-up on the circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) situation in Syria, three new cases were officially reported in the past week, according to the Global Polio Eradication...

Wisconsin state health officials have reported the  year’s first confirmed human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in residents of Oconto and Fond du Lac Counties. The majority of WNV human cases in...

During the week ending on August 13, Nigeria reported an additional 10 confirmed Lassa fever cases as the incidence continues to increase despite ongoing efforts to control the disease. The new cases...

Five students from Sangmyung University’s Cheonan Campus in South Chungcheong Province contracted typhoid while in India last month, according to the Korean Centers for Disease Control. Two dozen...

A malaria outbreak in the capital city of Praia, Cape Verde has prompted federal health officials to issue a travel notice for the archipelago off the northwest coast of Africa. Recently, there has...

Nigerian health officials are investigating, what is described as a “strange illness”in Kogi State, the week prior, something similar was reported in Kwara State . The Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Cholera The first round of an Oral Cholera Vaccination (OCV) campaign in four priority counties of South Sudan with active transmission of cholera, has successfully concluded despite security and access...

Vietnam The number of dengue fever cases in Vietnam spiked by some 10,000 cases in the past week. Tran Đac Phu, head of the ministry’s preventive medicine department, said the country had recorded...

Infection with the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri has claimed the life of a fifth victim in the capital city of Pakistan’s Sindh province. According to a report in The News,...