Disease

Rabies – Philippines

The Philippines Department of Health, Epidemiology Bureau reports that the number of human rabies cases reported in the country from the beginning of the year through September 10 is now 262 with 6 cases being reported this week.

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever – South Africa

South African health officials report a second Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in the country this year in a 32-year-old man from Burgersdorp, Eastern Cape Province. The first was a fatal case of CCHF reported from the Western Cape Province.

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