Disease

Rabies – Vietnam

In the first eight months of 2022, Vietnam had 40 human rabies deaths. Although the number of deaths from rabies in some provinces decreased significantly, the number of deaths still increased compared to the previous period. Despite some progress over the past 10 years, Vietnam continues to report between 70 and 100 deaths from rabies annually.

Anthrax – South Dakota, USA

South Dakota officials reported Tuesday that several cows died from anthrax in a herd of 160 unvaccinated cattle in Meade County. These are the first anthrax cases confirmed in the state in 2022.

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever – Brazil

The Municipality of Campinas in São Paulo State confirmed two more deaths of residents from Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), bringing the total to four in 2022.

Anthrax – Spain

A veterinarian in the autonomous community of Extremadura has contracted anthrax, the second case in the past 20 years in the region.

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Monkeypox – USA

An L.A. County resident with a severely weakened immune system who has died of monkeypox is the first fatality from the disease in the US. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also assessed the case and confirmed that the death was due to a monkeypox infection.

Dengue Fever – Philippines

Philippines health authorities reported an additional 16,995 dengue fever cases during the week ending August 27, bringing the total cases to 145,341. In addition, 39 additional fatalities were reported putting the dengue death toll in the Philippines to 461.

Anthrax – Azerbaijan

Wounds characteristic of anthrax were found on the hands and forearms of six residents of the Piyadalar village of the Barda region of Azerbaijan. Subsequent testing confirmed anthrax in three of the patients.

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Covid-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Chikungunya – Brazil

According to the Brazil Ministry of Health, 162,407 probable cases of chikungunya were reported through August 31, an 89.4 percent increase compared to the same period in 2021.

Anthrax -Uganda

Veterinary officials in Ibanda District have declared an anthrax outbreak where one person has died and 20 other people have been hospitalized. The outbreak is linked to infected meat that was sold at a big discount compared to fresh meat.

Leishmaniasis – Bolivia

The Departmental Health Service of Tarija is reporting that cases of visceral leishmaniasis are increasing, especially in the municipality of Villa Montes. There are 12 confirmed cases of this pathology in that municipality, which makes us a total of 15 cases in all forms.

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Covid-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Anthrax – Canada

An anthrax outbreak is being reported and monitored in the remote areas of the largest national park in Canada– Wood Buffalo National Park, according to Parks Canada. As of July 28, officials have reported a total of 59 bison mortalities that are suspected to be caused by anthrax.

Monkeypox – Spain

In Spain, as of July 29, there have been a total of 4,298 confirmed cases of monkeypox reported. One death has also been reported.

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Covid-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Marburg Virus – Ghana

Two more people with Marburg identified in Ghana, family of the first case. One has unfortunately died. Outbreak total now 4 cases and 3 deaths.

Monkeypox

France – Public Health France reports as of Tuesday, July 26, 1,837 confirmed cases have been identified in France.

Brazil – Brazil has 813 confirmed cases of monkeypox. Health authorities are concerned that cases may be underreported because there are not enough tests available.

Anthrax – Colorado, USA

Colorado agriculture officials have confirmed anthrax in at least two beef cattle herds in Sedgwick County. These are the first confirmed cases of anthrax in cattle in Colorado since 2012, when more than 75 head of cattle died in a multi-premises outbreak in the northeast counties.

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Anthrax – Croatia

The Croatia Ministry of Agriculture reports on July 13, they received a notification about the death of cattle in the area of ​​the “Lonjsko Polje” Nature Park. The deaths were preceded by the appearance of neurological clinical signs, which were subsequently confirmed by laboratory tests.

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Covid-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Anthrax – India

Several wild boars have died in Kerala’s Athirappilly forest region in the last few days due to an anthrax outbreak.

Monkeypox – Nigeria

Officials reported an additional 21 confirmed cases the week ending June 25. This bring the country total to 62 since the beginning of the year.

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Covid-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Monkeypox

Taiwan – The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today the first confirmed case of imported monkeypox. The case is a man in his 20s from southern Taiwan who went to study in Germany from January to June this year.

Brazil – Brazil currently registers a total of 17 confirmed cases of monkeypox – 11 in São Paulo, two in Rio Grande do Sul and four in Rio de Janeiro. Another ten cases are still under investigation.

Colombia – The Colombia Ministry of Health confirm three cases of monkeypox in the national territory.

Florida, USA – According to the latest data from the Florida Department of Health through June 24, 25 monkeypox cases have been reported from eight counties.

North Carolina, USA – The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has reported the first case of monkeypox virus infection in a North Carolina resident

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever – Iraq

In a follow-up on the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) outbreak in Iraq this year, the Ministry of Health announced Friday that the total number of hemorrhagic fever cases has risen to 208.

Anthrax – Mongolia

According to a Xinhua report this week, a human anthrax case has been reported in Uvs province in western Mongolia. The case is a 37-year-old nomadic herder from Undurkhangai soum of the province.

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Covid-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease – Malaysia

Through June 18, the Malaysia Ministry of Health a total of 106,477 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), an increase of some 10,000 cases in the past week.

Monkeypox

Brazil – Brazil Ministry of Health confirms 8th case of monkeypox in the country.

Lebanon – The Lebanon Ministry of Public Health reported today on the first case of monkeypox in a person who returned from abroad.

Anthrax – Ethiopia

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported: In Tigray, on 10 June, nine confirmed anthrax cases were reported in Mariam Adi-gesheti of Tahetaye adeyabo Woreda in the Northwestern Zone.

Chickenpox – Kyrgyzstan

The Kyrgyzstan Department of State Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance reported 9,205 chickenpox cases were registered in Kyrgyzstan since start of the year. Most of the cases are in children under the age of 14. 369 people were hospitalized with the infection.

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Covid-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Anthrax – Uganda

An anthrax outbreak has been confirmed in Buduba District, Uganda, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Eight suspected human cases were reported and clinically evaluated in four villages.

Monkeypox

France – Sante Publique France reported in an update Wednesday that 33 confirmed cases of Monkeypox have been reported in France.

Canada – Since the city of Toronto reported the first monkeypox case on May 26, health officials say the total confirmed cases as of June 2 is now five, with another five cases still under investigation. Elsewhere in Canada, Quebec has confirmed 52 cases as of May 31.

USA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has identified a Philadelphia resident who is a probable monkeypox case based on preliminary testing. The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced this week a single presumptive monkeypox case in an adult male Chicago resident with recent travel history to Europe.

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Anthrax – Sierra Leone

The Ministry of Health and Sanitation in Sierra Leone has declared an outbreak of human anthrax in the country after identifying 3 lab confirmed cutaneous anthrax cases in Karene district. This is subsequent to an investigation of 7 suspected anthrax cases, all residing in Buya chiefdom.

Polio – Pakistan

The Pakistan Polio Eradication Programme reported today on the fourth wild poliovirus case of the year in North Waziristan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The 13-month-old boy had an onset of paralysis on 5 May in Mir Ali.

DR Congo – Multiple Outbreaks

Cholera: In 2022 through May 1, 5,485 suspected cholera cases including 79 deaths (CFR: 1.4%) were recorded in 54 health zones across 11 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Measles: From 1 January to 1 May 2022, 47,514 suspected measles cases and 684 deaths (CFR 1.4%) were reported in 349 health zones in 26 provinces.

Monkeypox: In the first four months of 2022, DRC has reported 1,238 monkeypox cases, including 57 deaths (CFR 4.6%).

Plague: Through May 1, DRC has seen 88 cases of plague, including 2 deaths (2.0% CFR). Lokpa remains the epicentre reporting 95% of cases reported this year.

Typhoid fever: In 2022, through May 1, 634,401 suspected cases of typhoid fever including 279 deaths were recorded in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

In addition, outbreaks of yellow fever, meningitis and circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) are reported and being monitored.

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Anthrax – South Sudan

Twenty people in Warrap state, in north central South Sudan have tested positive for anthrax. Samples from 20 patients suspected of anthrax were taken to Uganda for further laboratory tests.

Dengue Fever – Singapore

During the first four months of 2022, officials have reported 6,423 total dengue fever cases, already far exceeding last year’s total. One death has been reported.

Disease

Covid-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Dengue Fever – Singapore

The Singapore National Environment Agency (NEA) reports the number of weekly dengue cases continues to rise sharply, even before the peak dengue season in June. For the first 15 weeks of 2022, officials report 4,493 dengue cases, approximately twice the total reported in the same period last year.

Polio – Israel

The State of Israel is in the throes of a polio outbreak. In the Jerusalem area and the surrounding area – 7 asymptomatic cVDPV3 cases have been reported and one child with paralysis since the index case in early March. All are not vaccinated.

Anthrax – Kazakhstan

Anthrax was detected in two residents of the Tyulkubas district of the Turkestan region.

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Covid-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Bird Flu – Florida, USA

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has been notified by the National Veterinary Services Laboratory of confirmed cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) strain: H5 2.3.4.4 in a lesser scaup, black vultures and other avian species.

Anthrax – Australia

Agriculture Victoria veterinarians and animal health staff are responding to the detection of anthrax in a small number of sheep on a property near Swan Hill. Anthrax has been identified as the likely cause of death in five sheep to date on the property which has been quarantined.