Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.2 Earthquake hits St Martin, Leeward islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits south of Panama.

5.0 Earthquake hits central Peru.

5.0 Earthquake hits Samoa.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Western Pacific: Tropical storm 33w (Tembin), located approximately 208 nm southeast of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and is tracking westward at 10 knots.

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Hepatitis A outbreak: Europe

An Hepatitis A outbreak has expanded to 22 European countries since the end of September – including England and Wales – and has affected almost 1,000 people. Twenty two countries were affected by the outbreak, including England, Wales, France, Germany and Italy. Since the outbreak started in June 2016, 3,813 cases of hepatitis A have been confirmed. The viral infection was mainly affecting “men that have sex with men”.

Foot and Mouth Disease: Uganda

Nakaseke district Veterinary Authorities have suspended the slaughter of cattle ahead of Christmas. This follows an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in four of the districts sub-counties.