Disease

Covid-19

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

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Anthrax – Kenya

Kenya officials are reporting a anthrax outbreak in Sotik Constituency. Six people from Itoik village were hospitalized and one died. It is believed the group came into contact with a cow who died from suspected anthrax. Residents say seven cows have already died in the area.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Lassa fever – Nigeria

After reporting a record year of Lassa fever in Nigeria last year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported nine confirmed Lassa fever cases, including 2 deaths in Bauchi state among the confirmed cases.

Disease

Covid-19

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

Typhoid – Fiji

The Fiji Ministry of Health is reporting at least 10 cases of typhoid fever on the island of Vanua Levu. According to the Minister for Health, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete, the cases were reported in the provinces of Cakaudrove and Macuata.

African Swine Fever – Philippines

Agriculture officials in Leyte province in the Visayas region of the Philippines are reporting Africa swine fever (ASF) in several barangays (villages). Blood samples taken from hogs in Abuyog tested positive for ASF, the first case reported in the Eastern Visayas.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Cholera – Nigeria

A cholera outbreak in the Benue region in Nigeria has resulted in 14 deaths in the region’s Agatu Local Government Area and Abinse, a riverine community in the Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State.

Bird Flu – Iraq

The province of Salahudin, located north of Iraq’s capital Baghdad, has recorded a new bird flu outbreak, as the country’s Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture assured that all protecting procedures were adopted to curb the spread of the virus. Over 60,000 chickens in the province were detected to have acquired the bird flu.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Covid-19 – Gorillas

Members of the Gorilla Troop at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park tested positive for coronavirus and were quarantined, in the first known case of Covid-19 transmission in these mammalian animals, it was reported.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Mad Cow Disease – Spain

The Ministerio de Agricultura in Madrid, Spain recently notified the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) of a case of Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in a cow on a farm in Viniegra de Arriba, La Rioja.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Measles – Pakistan

A measles outbreak in the city of Jacobabad in Sindh province, Pakistan has left two children dead and many others hospitalized. As many as 20 children of village Lakhmir suffered serious complications of measles and were admitted to hospital.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Legionnaires Disease – Portland, USA

A bacterial pneumonia outbreak, known as Legionnaires’ disease has hit a Portland-based senior housing complex, leaving 1 dead and 4 hospitalized as more than 100 residents were evacuated from the housing complex. A report released by the Multnomah County Health Department said that the outbreak is caused by contaminated water that has entered the Rosemont Court senior living complex.

Bird Flu – India

The Indian states of Rajasthan, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala have reported bird flu outbreaks in their respective states.