Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Jan. 12 through Jan. 18:

5. The Naegleria fowleri interviews

Image/TKaucic via pixabay
Image/TKaucic via pixabay

The Top 5 post of the week was a collection of radio show and podcast interviews on the topic of the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri.

4. Naegleria fowleri: Australian officials issue warning

A precautionary warning from NSW Health in Australia concerning the brain eating amoeba came out as the fourth most popular post of the week.

3. Nike the ‘tick python’: Full recovery is hopeful

An update of the status of the tick infested carpet python was the 3rd most popular post.

2. Polio outbreak confirmed in Mozambique

An outbreak of vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) is reported in Mozambique.

1. Cruise ship outbreak nears 600 ill with suspected norovirus

The latest update on the GI outbreak onboard the Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas was the top post of the week.

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