Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Sept 22 through Sept 28:
In this rare, obscure case of HIV transmission from a study published in AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, researchers describe how a child contracted HIV from his father with the mother being HIV negative.
Zimbabwe, particularly the city of Harare is experiencing an outbreak of cholera that has sicked thousands since the beginning of the month.
The number 3 post of the week concerns the chikungunya outbreak in Kassala state, Sudan. Since this report was published, the number of cases has doubled.
Public Health England confirmed that a third individual has been diagnosed with monkeypox. This case was in a health care worker who contracted the virus prior to it being diagnosed in the patient.
The top post for the week was about a European study that showed evidence of rapid Borrelia transmission following a tick bite, with infection occurring within 24 hours of an adult tick bite and sometimes even sooner for nymph bites.
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