Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Dec. 8 through Dec. 14:
The number 5 post for the week was an update on the plague situation in Madagascar since August.
NSW Health issued a warning for people to be vigilant about the spread of cryptosporidiosis in swimming pools.
Uruguay health officials reported the first human leishmaniasis case in a minor from Salto.
For the second week in a row, this look at a Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) study on using Artemisia tea infusions to treat schistosomiasis.
The top post for the second week in a row is about a study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health which demonstrated that oils from garlic and several other common herbs and medicinal plants show strong activity against the bacterium that causes Lyme disease.
New podcasts this week: