Monkeypox – Nigeria
In a follow-up on the monkeypox situation in Nigeria in 2018, health officials continue to report sporadic cases of monkeypox.. For the period of November 14 – December 13, 2018, the Nigerian CDC saw fifteen new suspected monkeypox cases.
Anthrax – Kenya
Three people have been hospitalized in Chuka County, Kenya after eating tainted meat from an anthrax infected cow. The individuals are being treated for anthrax and are in critical condition. In addition, some 10 others were treated at other facilities and discharged.