Ebola – DR Congo
From 22 to 28 January five new confirmed cases were reported in the ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday that the novel coronavirus outbreak has become a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).
China – As the official death toll tops 200, additional cases have been reported in England, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Japan and Grand while the USA has reported the first case of human to human transmission.
Nipah Virus – Bangladesh
The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) Bangladesh has reported six Nipah virus infections, including four deaths in 2020.