OLDIES BUT GOODIES… AND STILL AROUND

oldies

Still around and still killing

Table of Contents  

  • Anthrax  
  • Encephalitis  
  • Leprosy  
  • Louping ill Disease  
  • Malaria  
  • Plague  
  • Polio  
  • Rabies  
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever  
  • Tularemia  
  • Valley Fever  
  • Yellow Fever

 

Anthrax

North Dakota state vet: Conditions right for anthrax in animals – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/north-dakota-state-vet-conditions-right-anthrax-animals-28368/

Anthrax  –  Italy

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http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapFullEventReport&reportid=27266

Anthrax: Fourth incident in cattle in Queensland since 2016 – Outbreak News Today

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Australia anthrax belt
Image/Biosecurity Qld
http://outbreaknewstoday.com/anthrax-fourth-incident-cattle-queensland-since-2016/

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [Koraput District], State of Odisha, India on July 25 2018 04:57 PM – Anthrax

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20180725-64025-IND

RSOE EDIS – Biological Hazard event in Dirranbandi, State of Queensland, Australia on August 01 2018 04:21 AM – Anthrax

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=BH-20180801-64098-AUS

Another anthrax case confirmed at Dirranbandi | Queensland Country Life

https://www.queenslandcountrylife.com.au/story/5558791/another-anthrax-case-confirmed-at-dirranbandi/

More Cases of Anthrax Confirmed in South Dakota Livestock | South Dakota News | US News – posted 8/20/18

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/south-dakota/articles/2018-08-06/more-cases-of-anthrax-confirmed-in-south-dakota-livestock

255 sheep culled to curb anthrax in Northeast China city – Headlines, features, photo and videos from ecns.cn|china|news|chinanews|ecns|cns – posted 8/20/18

http://www.ecns.cn/m/news/cns-wire/2018-08-09/detail-ifywwxaw2291136.shtml

China: Anthrax outbreak in Heilongjiang Province – Outbreak News Today – posted 8/20/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/china-anthrax-outbreak-heilongjiang-province-32036/

RSOE EDIS – Biological Hazard event in [Department-wide], Department of Hautes-Alpes, France on August 20 2018 04:09 PM – Anthrax – posted 8/20/18

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=BH-20180820-64328-FRA

Anthrax from the view of a veterinary perspective. – posted 8/23/18

https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/227fe32b-8831-461d-babc-74554ee507eb

Anthrax outbreak at Turkish farm | Ahval – posted 8/29/18

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https://ahvalnews.com/health/anthrax-outbreak-turkish-farm

Anthrax outbreaks in Uganda and Turkey – Outbreak News Today – posted 9/17/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/anthrax-outbreaks-uganda-turkey-82702/

Anthrax outbreak in Ukraine’s Odesa region – 112.international – posted 10/2/18

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https://112.international/society/anthrax-outbreak-in-ukraines-odesa-region-32780.html

Anthrax outbreak: Village in Odesa region put in two-week quarantine (Video) | UNIAN – posted 10/3/18

https://www.unian.info/society/10284192-anthrax-outbreak-village-in-odesa-region-put-in-two-week-quarantine-video.html

 

Encephalitis  (All – Vaccine and non-Vaccine)

No Japanese Encephalitis epidemic in Sarawak: Health Ministry – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/no-japanese-encephalitis-epidemic-sarawak-health-ministry-32808/

Dibrugarh sounds health warning over JE, AES deaths | Guwahati News – Times of India

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/dibrugarh-sounds-health-warning-over-je-aes-deaths/articleshow/64802381.cms

Florida – Mosquito Advisory: DoH says there is an increased risk of Eastern equine encephalitis in humans in parts of Orange county – July 3, 2018 – FluTrackers News and Information

https://flutrackers.com/forum/forum/united-states/emerging-diseases-other-health-threats-ag/796047-florida-mosquito-advisory-doh-says-there-is-an-increased-risk-of-eastern-equine-encephalitis-in-humans-in-parts-of-orange-county-july-3-2018

Switzerland reports increased numbers of tick-borne encephalitis, Lyme disease cases so far in 2018 – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/switzerland-reports-increased-numbers-tick-borne-encephalitis-lyme-disease-cases-far-2018/

K-State studies the role of pigs and mosquito in spreading JEV | National Hog Farmer

http://www.nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-health/k-state-studies-role-pigs-and-mosquito-spreading-japanese-encephalitis-virus

S. Korea issues Japanese Encephalitis alert – Outbreak News Today

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http://outbreaknewstoday.com/s-korea-issues-japanese-encephalitis-alert-82504/

Perth’s sleeping beauty Renee Power is lucky to be alive after deadly virus | The West Australian

https://thewest.com.au/news/health/perths-sleeping-beauty-renee-power-is-lucky-to-be-alive-after-deadly-virus-ng-b88899019z

Nationwide vaccination recommended for tick-borne encephalitis – SWI swissinfo.ch

https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/health-threat_switzerland-considers-nationwide-vaccination-recommendation-against-tick-born-encephalitis-/44276398

Taiwan Japanese encephalitis cases rise, Vaccinations encouraged – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/taiwan-japanese-encephalitis-cases-rise-vaccinations-encouraged-12844/

Number of cases of tick-borne encephalitis rises sharply in Switzerland – posted 9/17/18

Déclarations de cas hebdomadaires de l'année précédente et de l'année actuelle

https://lenews.ch/2018/09/14/number-of-cases-of-tick-borne-encephalitis-rises-sharply-in-switzerland/

L.A. County sees its first case of rare mosquito-borne illness in 21 years – Los Angeles Times – posted 10/4/18

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-st-louis-encephalitis-20181001-story.html

 

Leprosy

More than half of Amazonian armadillos carry leprosy

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Nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus). Credit: Richard Truman, USPHS Public Domain (2014).
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-06-amazonian-armadillos-leprosy.html

Evidence of zoonotic leprosy in Pará, Brazilian Amazon, and risks associated with human contact or consumption of armadillos

http://journals.plos.org/plosntds/article?id=10.1371/journal.pntd.0006532

Armadillos Pose a Leprosy Threat, and Humans Are the Reason Why | Healthiest Communities | US News – posted 8/28/18

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There are millions of armadillos in the southern U.S., and people interact with them in a variety of ways. (LightRocket/Getty Images)
https://www.usnews.com/news/healthiest-communities/articles/2018-08-07/armadillos-pose-a-leprosy-threat-and-humans-are-the-reason-why

 

Louping ill Disease

Louping ill virus: an endemic tick-borne disease of Great Britain – posted 8/22/18

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4811648/

 

Malaria

Disease of poverty’: Malaria ‘back with a vengeance’ in Australia’s closest neighbours

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Malaria outreach in Pailin Province, west Cambodia, where malaria drug resistance is of major international concern.
Photo: John Rae
https://www.smh.com.au/national/disease-of-poverty-malaria-back-with-a-vengeance-in-australia-s-closest-neighbours-20180628-p4zofc.html

SOUTH SUDAN: The ongoing fight against malaria – ALIMA – ALIMA

https://www.alima-ngo.org/en/south-sudan-the-ongoing-fight-against-malaria

Nigeria: Malaria Responsible for 50% Deaths in Borno – WHO – allAfrica.com

https://allafrica.com/stories/201807160026.html

The President’s Malaria Initiative Report – 2018

https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/090431ad-554e-43fb-bf31-a93d20a560d6

16 new malaria cases reported last week – India

http://www.millenniumpost.in/delhi/16-new-malaria-cases-reported-last-week-309732

Binh Phuoc records nearly 1,000 malaria cases | Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus)

https://en.vietnamplus.vn/binh-phuoc-records-nearly-1000-malaria-cases/134713.vnp

Mumbai registers first malaria death this year | The Indian Express – posted 8/22/18

https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/mumbai-malaria-cholera-death-2018-5310796/

Dominican Republic: Local malaria transmission in Santo Domingo – Outbreak News Today – posted 9/19/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/dominican-republic-local-malaria-transmission-santo-domingo-51444/

Malaria rife in Darfur – Sudan | ReliefWeb – posted 9/24/18

https://reliefweb.int/report/sudan/malaria-rife-darfur

Niger hit by unprecedented spate of child deaths: MSF | News24 – Malaria? – posted 10/3/18

https://www.news24.com/Africa/News/niger-hit-by-unprecedented-spate-of-child-deaths-msf-20180925

 

Plague

Madagascar: A huge plague season ends, here are the latest numbers – Outbreak News Today

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http://outbreaknewstoday.com/madagascar-huge-plague-season-ends-latest-numbers-10337/

Bubonic plague 1,000 years older than previously thought

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/322102.php

The Big Wobble: The first confirmed human case of the plague identified in the state of Idaho since 1992 as a child recovers from the disease

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Swollen inguinal lymph glands on a person infected with the bubonic plague Wikipedia
http://www.thebigwobble.org/2018/06/the-first-confirmed-human-case-of.html?spref=fb

Idaho Child Diagnosed With Plague; Only 5th Human Case In State’s History « CBS Baltimore

http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2018/06/13/idaho-child-plague/

S. Idaho plague case a reminder to safely enjoy outdoor recreation | DHW: Promoting and protecting the health and safety of Idahoans

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Ground Squirrel

https://dhwblog.com/2018/06/12/s-idaho-plague-case-a-reminder-to-safely-enjoy-outdoor-recreation/

Idaho cat contracts plague after contact with ‘whistle pig’ – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/idaho-cat-contracts-plague-contact-whistle-pig-44537/

Plague death reported in Lambayeque, Peru – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/plague-death-reported-lambayeque-peru-52537/

Plague: 2nd cat in Elmore County, Idaho contracts the disease – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/plague-2nd-cat-elmore-county-idaho-contracts-disease-89324/

DRC – Ituri: 7 suspected cases of plague registered in Reti Health Zone – FluTrackers News and Information

https://flutrackers.com/forum/forum/africa/emerging-diseases-other-health-threats-ah/797023-drc-ituri-7-suspected-cases-of-plague-registered-in-reti-health-zone

RSOE EDIS – Biological Hazard event in [Coconino County], State of Arizona, USA on August 04 2018 01:12 PM – Plague – posted 8/12/18

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=BH-20180804-64148-USA

Plague found in Big Horn cat; no human cases reported | Wyoming News | trib.com – posted 9/2/18

https://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/plague-found-in-big-horn-cat-no-human-cases-reported/article_6892a483-97ea-58d6-babf-c9ac211a4e9d.htmlhttps:/trib.com/news/state-and-regional/plague-found-in-big-horn-cat-no-human-cases-reported/article_6892a483-97ea-58d6-babf-c9ac211a4e9d.html

Plague outbreak kills two in Madagascar | News24 – posted 9/19/18

https://www.news24.com/Africa/News/plague-outbreak-kills-two-in-madagascar-20180918

Plague resurfacing in Madagascar – Outbreak News Today – posted 9/19/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/plague-resurfacing-madagascar-99090/

Madagascar says plague outbreak ‘under control’ | News24 – posted 9/22/18

https://www.news24.com/Africa/News/madagascar-says-plague-outbreak-under-control-20180920

Plague reported in eight Madagascar districts – Outbreak News Today – posted 9/22/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/plague-reported-eight-madagascar-districts-46345/

Plague reported in 10 Madagascar districts – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/2/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/plague-reported-10-madagascar-districts-82760/

 

POLIO

Polio eradication initiative meets resistance to appeals to destroy samples

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https://www.statnews.com/2018/05/25/polio-endgame-samples/

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Containment – GPEI

http://polioeradication.org/polio-today/preparing-for-a-polio-free-world/containment/

Living inside a canister: Dallas polio survivor is one of few people left in U.S. using iron lung  | Science and Medicine | Dallas News

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Paul Alexander looks out from inside his iron lung at his home in Dallas. Now in his 70s, Alexander is one of the few people left who uses an iron lung to help facilitate breathing for those affected by polio. 

(Smiley N. Pool/Staff Photographer)

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/science-medicine/2018/05/25/living-inside-canister-dallas-polio-survivor-one-people-left-us-using-iron-lung

Update on suspected polio case in Venezuela – GPEI

http://polioeradication.org/news-post/update-on-suspected-polio-case-in-venezuela/#.WyWV87DBU5g.facebook

This Week – GPEI

http://polioeradication.org/polio-today/polio-now/this-week/

Polio news: cVDPV1 confirmed in Papua New Guinea – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/polio-news-cvdpv1-confirmed-papua-new-guinea-48283/

Poliovirus outbreak confirmed in Papua New Guinea – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/poliovirus-outbreak-confirmed-papua-new-guinea-37092/

Africa: Somalia, DR Congo report more polio cases – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/africa-somalia-dr-congo-report-more-polio-cases-28227/

Alarming polio outbreak spreads in Congo, threatening global eradication efforts | Science | AAAS

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/07/polio-outbreaks-congo-threaten-global-eradication

Polio vaccine coverage low in hundreds of Brazil cities – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/polio-vaccine-coverage-low-hundreds-brazil-cities-90865/

WHO | Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 – Democratic Republic of the Congo

http://www.who.int/csr/don/10-july-2018-polio-drc/en/

Kenya: Over 2 million children targeted in polio immunization campaign – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/kenya-2-million-children-targeted-polio-immunization-campaign-18075/

Seven cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 confirmed in DR Congo outbreak – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/seven-cases-vaccine-derived-poliovirus-type-2-confirmed-dr-congo-outbreak-38035/

Papua New Guinea: New polio case reported in different province – Outbreak News Today – posted 8/12/18

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Papua New Guinea
Image/CDC
http://outbreaknewstoday.com/papua-new-guinea-new-polio-case-reported-different-province-39134/

WPRO | Polio case confirmed in Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea – posted 8/22/18

http://www.wpro.who.int/papuanewguinea/mediacentre/releases/20180813-polio-case-in-eastern-highlands/en/

Papua New Guinea polio outbreak rises to 12, Vaccination campaign expanded to cover all children aged up to 15 years – Outbreak News Today – posted 9/13/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/papua-new-guinea-polio-outbreak-rises-12-vaccination-campaign-expanded-cover-children-aged-15-years-69751/

Polio outbreak in Papua New Guinea reaches capital Port Moresby | Society | The Guardian – posted 9/17/18

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/sep/11/polio-outbreak-in-papua-new-guinea-reaches-capital-port-moresby

Pakistan official: Gunmen kill policeman guarding polio team – posted 10/2/18

Pakistan official: Gunmen kill policeman guarding polio team: https://apnews.com/b2c9bfad08ef4f7a857bda73495881ba

New polio case detected in S. Afghanistan – Xinhua | English.news.cn – posted 10/2/18

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-09/26/c_137494675.htm

Boy dies of polio in first fatal case in Papua New Guinea outbreak | World news | The Guardian – posted 10/2/18

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A nurse gives polio vaccine to a child in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Photograph: Botobai
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/02/boy-dies-of-polio-in-first-fatal-case-in-papua-new-guinea-outbreak

Papua New Guinea polio update: 100 day summary – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/10/18

20181004-polio-100-days   –   The Report

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/papua-new-guinea-polio-update-100-day-summary-82049/

 

RABIES

Remind horse owners to safeguard against rabies

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https://www.veterinarypracticenews.com/remind-horse-owners-to-safeguard-against-rabies

21 people exposed to rabies after woman rescues baby raccoon | FOX31 Denver

https://kdvr.com/2018/07/02/21-people-exposed-to-rabies-after-woman-rescues-baby-raccoon/

Malaysia reports 5th human rabies case in Sarawak this year – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/malaysia-reports-5th-human-rabies-case-sarawak-year-11014/

Tanzania rolls out vaccination programme to control rabies – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/tanzania-rolls-vaccination-programme-control-rabies-66492/

RSOE EDIS – Biological Hazard event in [Perth County], Province of Ontario, Canada on July 10 2018 04:01 AM – Rabies

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=BH-20180710-63828-CAN

RSOE EDIS – Biological Hazard event in Yorktown, State of New York, USA on July 24 2018 02:11 PM – Rabies

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=BH-20180724-64009-USA

WTOL: Mich. health department reports increase of bats with rabies

http://m.wtol.com/toledonewsnow/db_347256/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=ZbPH6RhO

Reindeer tests positive for rabies – Outbreak News Today

caribou-861969_640     Image/skeeze
http://outbreaknewstoday.com/reindeer-tests-positive-rabies-92878/

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Farmington Township, State of Pennsylvania, USA on July 27 2018 12:18 PM – Rabies – Fox

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20180727-64051-USA

Brunswick police warn of a ‘widespread rabies epidemic’ – Lewiston Sun Journal – posted 8/16/18

http://www.sunjournal.com/brunswick-police-report-fourth-attack-by-rabid-wild-animal/

Bat retrieved from sidewalk outside Austin Convention Center tests positive for rabies – Story | KTBC – posted 8/22/18

http://www.fox7austin.com/news/local-news/bat-retrieved-from-sidewalk-outside-austin-convention-center-tests-positive-for-rabies

Rabid jackal at Hamat Gader: Israeli health officials warn public – Outbreak News Today – posted 8/22/18

Malaysia: 12th rabies death reported in Sarawak – Outbreak News Today – posted 8/22/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/malaysia-12th-rabies-death-reported-sarawak-26148/

Rabies: Delaware reports 1st human death in decades – Outbreak News Today – posted 8/28/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/rabies-delaware-reports-1st-human-death-decades-38505/

Georgia boy, 4, treated for rabies after mom shoots raccoon dead in porch attack | Fox News – posted 9/22/18

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Chandler Mahaffey’s mom said she heard her son screaming on the porch and found him being held by the rabid animal.  (Fox 5 Atlanta. )
http://www.foxnews.com/health/2018/09/19/georgia-boy-4-treated-for-rabies-after-mom-shoots-raccoon-dead-in-porch-attack.html

South Africa reports the most human rabies in 10 years – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/2/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/south-africa-reports-human-rabies-10-years-40706/

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic event in [State-wide], State of Sarawak, Malaysia on September 28 2018 04:14 AM – Rabies – posted 10/2/18

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EP-20180928-64818-MYS

Dog meat causing rabies in Asia: USA, UK, Indonesia and Vietnam take action | World | News | Express.co.uk – posted 10/3/18

https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1024163/dog-meat-south-korea-china-vietnam-rabies-yulin-dog-eating

 

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Two OKC Parks and Recreation employees treated for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever | KFOR.com

http://kfor.com/2018/05/22/two-okc-parks-and-recreation-employees-treated-for-rocky-mountain-spotted-fever/

Boy, 5, Develops Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever After He’s Bitten by a Tick

 https://sg.news.yahoo.com/boy-5-develops-rocky-mountain-141203460.html

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever cases rising in Alabama | WHNT.com

https://whnt.com/2018/05/21/rocky-mountain-spotted-fever-cases-rising-in-alabama/

DHS Confirms Death of a La Crosse County Resident from Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever | Wisconsin Department of Health Services

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/news/releases/071018.htm

wbir.com | Bean Station family says tick bite killed their dog

https://www.wbir.com/article/news/local/bean-station-family-says-tick-bite-killed-their-dog/572863298

Brazil: City of Sorocaba confirm 1st Rocky Mountain Spotted fever death – Outbreak News Today

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http://outbreaknewstoday.com/brazil-city-sorocaba-confirm-1st-rocky-mountain-spotted-fever-death-17144/

St. Joseph County man contracts deadly tick-borne illness | WSBT

http://wsbt.com/news/local/st-joseph-county-man-contracts-deadly-tick-borne-illness

 

Tularemia

Switzerland reports big increase of tularemia in 2017 – Outbreak News Today

PHIL_2037_lores     Tularemia lesion.

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/switzerland-reports-big-increase-tularemia-2017/

Dead Rabbit Tests Positive for Tularemia in Suburbs | NBC Chicago

https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/suburban-rabbit-tests-positive-for-tularemia-485748541.html

Colorado: Tularemia confirmed in rabbit in Golden area – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/colorado-tularemia-confirmed-in-rabbit-in-golden-area-18628/

RSOE EDIS – Biological Hazard event in [Tinley Park, Cook County], State of Illinois, USA on July 04 2018 10:05 AM – Tularemia

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=BH-20180704-63766-USA

RSOE EDIS – Biological Hazard event in [Greater Ceska Lipa area], Liberec Region, Czech Republic on July 07 2018 12:34 PM – Tularemia

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=BH-20180707-63806-CZE

Tularemia: Human case reported in Larimer County, CO – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/tularemia-human-case-reported-larimer-county-co-35415/

RSOE EDIS – Biological Hazard event in [Champaign County], State of Illinois, USA on July 28 2018 05:56 PM – Tularemia

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=BH-20180728-64063-USA

Tularemia found in Wyoming marmot – Outbreak News Today

marmot-333910_640    Image/patmueller via pixabay
http://outbreaknewstoday.com/tularemia-found-wyoming-marmot-83739/

RSOE EDIS – Biological Hazard event in [Rocky Mountain National Park], State of Colorado, USA on August 02 2018 04:59 AM – Tularemia – posted 8/12/18

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=BH-20180802-64118-USA

The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News | Apparent Case of Tularemia Sparks Discussion – posted 9/12/18

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  • Tularemia is a tick-borne illness that can be transmitted by a tick bite and also from infected dead animals.
  • Ray Ewing
https://vineyardgazette.com/news/2018/09/06/tularemia

Tularemia: Pueblo County reports 1st human case this year – Outbreak News Today – posted 9/17/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/tularemia-pueblo-county-reports-1st-human-case-year-87597/

Glandular Tularemia | NEJM – posted 9/17/18

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https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1801531

Wyoming: Tularemia reported in Carbon County squirrel – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/10/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/wyoming-tularemia-reported-carbon-county-squirrel-53482/

 

Valley Fever (coccidioidomycosis)

Valley fever killed nine, infected more than 2,900 in Kern County in 2017 | News | bakersfield.com

http://www.bakersfield.com/news/valley-fever-killed-nine-infected-more-than-in-kern-county/article_aba26d28-3c14-11e8-8d61-eb14cfcc27a6.html

Valley fever numbers on the rise in Arizona – Home – Tucson News Now

http://m.tucsonnewsnow.com/story/37931744/valley-fever-numbers-on-the-rise-in-arizona-this-year

The Mysterious Rise of Valley Fever | For Better | US News

https://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/articles/2015/11/12/the-mysterious-rise-of-valley-fever

Coccidioidomycosis among Workers Constructing Solar Power Farms, California, USA, 2011–2014 – Volume 21, Number 11—November 2015 – Emerging Infectious Disease journal – CDC

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/21/11/15-0129_article

Valley Fever in California – January thru June 2018

https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/d2fb6146-0ed6-4472-a577-18e4124b0944

Congressional Valley Fever Task Force introduces legislative support for research, treatment – Homeland Preparedness News

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https://homelandprepnews.com/stories/29701-congressional-valley-fever-task-force-introduces-legislative-support-for-research-treatment/

Valley Fever: A Desert Menace and Mystery | Healthiest Communities | US News – posted 8/12/18

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This map depicting data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System shows the average incidence of reported Valley fever per 100,000 people by county of residence from 2010–2015. The CDC notes that rates in counties with fewer than five reported cases may be unreliable, and that the map may not depict where someone acquired an infection.(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
https://www.usnews.com/news/healthiest-communities/articles/2018-08-10/valley-fever-a-desert-menace-and-mystery?src=usn_fb

Valley fever: California reports highest annual number of new cases in 2017 – Outbreak News Today – posted 8/22/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/valley-fever-california-reports-highest-annual-number-new-cases-2017/

Valley Fever: A Desert Menace and Mystery | Healthiest Communities | US News – posted 8/22/18

https://www.usnews.com/news/healthiest-communities/articles/2018-08-10/valley-fever-a-desert-menace-and-mystery?src=usn_fb

Coccidioidomycosis Outbreak Among Workers Constructing a Solar Power Farm — Monterey County, California, 2016–2017 | MMWR – posted 8/24/18

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6733a4.htm?s_cid=mm6733a4_e

 

Yellow Fever

Fatal Yellow Fever in Travelers to Brazil, 2018 | MMWR

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6711e1.htm

Epidemiological Report Yellow Fever – March 20, 2018

https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/9aa78bcf-158e-4456-af66-92e8fb36f44a

Yellow fever outbreak could hit world’s largest cities

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/worlds-largest-cities-risk-yellow-fever-outbreak/

Brazilian Forests Fall Silent as Yellow Fever Decimates Threatened Monkeys – Scientific American

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A dead black-tufted marmoset (Callithrix penicillata) collected by researchers. Credit: Danilo Simonini
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/brazilian-forests-fall-silent-as-yellow-fever-decimates-threatened-monkeys/

Yellow fever outbreak reported in southern Congo – Apanews.net – posted 8/28/18

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http://apanews.net/en/news/yellow-fever-outbreak-reported-in-southern-congo

Congo confirms yellow fever near Angolan enclave – The East African – posted 8/28/18

http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/scienceandhealth/Congo-Republic-confirms-yellow-fever-near-Angolan-enclave/3073694-4733110-65k8hk/index.html

Genomic and epidemiological monitoring of yellow fever virus transmission potential | Science – posted 8/28/18

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2018/08/22/science.aat7115

Congo to launch immunization against Yellow fever outbreak [The Morning Call] | Africanews – published 10/2/18

http://www.africanews.com/2018/09/25/congo-to-launch-immunization-against-yellow-fever-outbreak-the-morning-call/

Liberia: Yellow Fever Suspected In Grand Kru County – FrontPageAfrica – posted 10/2/18

https://frontpageafricaonline.com/health/liberia-yellow-fever-suspected-in-grand-kru-county/