Hepatitis A – West Virginia, USA
Since March 2018, the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health has reported an increase in the number of confirmed cases of acute hepatitis A virus. As of late last week, the total outbreak cases stand at 404. Of this total, 280 required hospitalization and one person died.
Nepal – At least 16 people in Righa, Khatyad Rural Municipality-8 are reportedly infected with malaria. Health workers say they face difficulties in controlling the spread of the disease as the numbers of patients increase each day.