Travel advice has been updated by the WHO in its Q&A: COVID-19 travel advice for general public and
An update on the salmonella outbreaks which spread through 34 US states and seven Canadian provinces over June and July revealed the probable source as several…
Two rare tick-borne infections that were acquired in two southern counties have been reported by Public Health England: A resident of Hampshire is receiving…
Health authorities have confirmed an outbreak of Rift Valley fever in the far SW district of Kabale. Contact tracing and surveillance has been stepped up in…
The Aug 3 Johns Hopkins newsletter writes that with India ranking second globally for daily incidence of COVID-19 and appearing ‘to be on a trajectory to…
Guinea is the latest African country to report cases of cVDPV2, after the GPEI was notified of eight infections in the eastern province of Kankan (Mandiana and…
Yellow fever has been confirmed as the cause of death last month in a young man from an Amerindian village in ‘the heart of the Amazon’. The WHO announced the…
The region’s Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed has issued several warnings over imported tuna from Vietnam that has been implicated in histamine poisoning.…
Nearly half of Equateur’s 18 health zones have now reported Ebola cases as the case count rose this week to 73 (69 confirmed, four probable) and 31 fatalities…
More on the country’s chikungunya outbreak, with authorities now confirming a case count in excess of 1,000 from 12 provinces. Siem Reap has recorded more than…
In a further update on the diphtheria outbreak, the number of cases in central regions (the Central Highlands and Quang Tri) has risen to 124, including three…
The source of a salmonella outbreak that has spread across 23 states remains unknown while genetic links have been identified in Salmonella Newport infections…