Cholera – Phillippines
The Philippines Department of Health has reported a large increase in cholera cases through August this year. Based on the latest data, from January 1 to August 27, 3,318 cholera cases have been reported.
Plague – Mongolia
The Mongolia Ministry of Health in Ulaanbaatar has reported a case of human bubonic plague in a person who ate marmot meat caught in a trap.
Ebola – Uganda
The Uganda Ministry of Health declared an Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak today after a case of the Sudan ebolavirus was confirmed in Mubende district in the central part of the country.