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  • Leptospirosis outbreak in Fiji prompts CDC travel warning September 28, 2020
    By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Fiji have reported an outbreak of leptospirosis; most cases have been recorded in the Central and Northern divisions. In response to the outbreak, the Fiji Ministry of Health is working to manage the situation, increasing disease surveillance and conducting clean-up and awareness campaigns. This has prompted the Centers for Disease […]
  • Plague: Bubonic case reported in Khovd province, Mongolia September 28, 2020
    By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Mongolia’s National Center for Zoonotic Diseases (NCZD) reported a suspected case of bubonic plague in western Mongolia’s Khovd province has been confirmed by lab test results Sunday. The patient is a 25-year-old female who was found to have eaten marmot meat last week. While hunting marmots is illegal in Mongolia, many Mongolians regard […]
  • Russia: Six botulism deaths in Volgograd in first half of 2020 September 28, 2020
    By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Officials in the Volgograd region in Southern Russia have reported 60 botulism cases in the first half of 2020, according to Russian media (computer translated). Of the sixty cases, six fatalities were reported. About 200 people suffer from this severe disease affecting the central nervous system in the region every year. Now the inhabitants of the […]
  • COVID-19 in the Philippines: Cases top 300,000; Taguig COVID-19 complex inaugurated September 28, 2020
    By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Philippines Department of Health reported 2,995 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the outbreak total to 304,226. The majority of the newly reported cases are from the National Capital Region (NCR) with 1,065, the provinces of Cavite with 297, Bulacan with 180, Batangas with 157, and Laguna with 143 infections. The death toll […]


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