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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in New York City report investigating multiple dog deaths possibly linked to leptospirosis, which is linked to rats, in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn. According...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health reports closely monitoring two human cases of avian influenza A(H5N6) in the Mainland. The...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In Yucatan, during 2021, the lowest incidence of chickenpox was recorded in a decade (2012), due to the hygiene measures established to cut the transmission chain of...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Secretary of State for Public Health (SESPA) in Pará state, Brazil, is reporting eight confirmed Mayaro virus cases last year. In Pará, the period of greatest transmission...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On January 24, 2022, the WHO Regional Reference Laboratory in Helsinki confirmed poliovirus type 2 (VDPV-2) in a sample from a 2-year-old child from Ukraine. The sample...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Manuela Cabello, director of the Oscar Orías Hospital, confirmed the first six cases of dengue in the summer season. They were detected in the area of ​​Libertador...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Lassa fever situation in Nigeria in January 2022, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has activated the national multi-sectoral and multi-disciplinary...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in Shivamogga, Karnataka state have reported a case of the tick-borne, Kyasanur Forest Disease, (KFD) in a 57-year-old woman in Kudige village of Thirthahalli. This...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Norwegian Institute of Public Health warns of an ongoing outbreak of the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa in more than ten of the country’s hospitals. Cases...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to the number of H9N2 avian influenza cases reported in China in 2021, Hong Kong health officials reported an additional case this past week in a 5-year-old...