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In a follow-up on the H5N1 avian influenza situation in Poland, Veterinary officials report the State Veterinary Institute in Puławy received a total of 33 samples from cats from Gdańsk, Gdynia, Poznań, Lublin, Pruszcz Gdański, Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, Bydgoszcz, Wrocław and the vicinity of Zamośćon June 26.
In Japan, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced on June 23 that the number of new COVID-19 cases reported from about 5,000 medical institutions nationwide for fixed-point observations between June 12 and 18 stood at 5.60 per institution.
Due to the unusual increase in cases of Guillain Barré syndrome (GBS), the Peru Government declared a national health emergency for a period of 90 calendar days, reported the minister of Health, César Vásquez.
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.
Health officials in Lahore, Pakistan have reported the first Naegleria fowleri in the metropolis in 2023.