Here are the five most popular posts on Outbreak News Today for the month of August 2023:
The Institute of Public Health of the Republic of North Macedonia reported of a confirmed case of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in a 27-year-old woman from the village of Kuchica, municipality of Karbinci, Štip.
A case report last week in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention journal, Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID), suggests leprosy, or Hansen’s disease is becoming endemic in the US Southeast, including Florida.
The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is investigating an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) infections. Illnesses have been reported among students who attend the University of Arkansas.
The record for number of dengue deaths in a single year has already been squashed. With 10 additional deaths reported today brings the total to 313- far eclipsing the record of 281 last year.
In a follow-up on the Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) situation in Afghanistan this year, officials report 806 cumulative cases and 86 deaths (10.67% CFR) through August 5.