Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses in the News

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Some of the worst there Are!

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Table of Contents 

  • Crimean-Congo Fever  
  • Ebola  
  • Hantavirus
  • Kyasanur Forest Disease  
  • Lassa Fever 
  • Marburg
  • Mengla Virus
  • Nipah Fever  
  • Rift Valley Fever  
  • Unknown, strange, other Hemmorrhagic Fevers or Information

 

CRIMEAN-CONGO FEVER

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Helechosa de los Montes, Province of Badajoz, Spain on August 10 2018 08:23 AM – Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever – posted 8/12/18

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20180810-64230-ESP

Eighth Congo virus victim admitted to JPMC | Karachi | thenews.com.pk | Karachi – posted 9/28/18

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/357472-eighth-congo-virus-victim-admitted-to-jpmc

Crimean Congo Fever confirmed, one dead – Daily Monitor – posted 8/28/18

http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Crimean-Congo-Fever-confirmed-one-dead/688334-4727184-d11hxoz/index.html

Afghanistan records 267 Congo cases this year | MENAFN.COM – posted 8/28/18

https://menafn.com/1097345241/Afghanistan-records-267-Congo-cases-this-year

JPMC admits elderly Congo fever patient from Quetta | Karachi | thenews.com.pk | Karachi – posted 9/2/18

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/360811-jpmc-admits-elderly-congo-fever-patient-from-quetta

34 Die From Congo Fever in Afghanistan: MoPH | TOLOnews – posted 9/5/18

http://prod.tolonews.com/afghanistan/34-die-congo-fever-afghanistan-moph

Congo virus claims another life in Landi Kotal – Daily Times – posted 9/5/18

https://dailytimes.com.pk/292015/congo-virus-claims-another-life-in-landi-kotal/

Congo virus death toll in Karachi rises to 10 as 25-year-old dies at Jinnah hospital – posted 9/13/18

https://www.samaa.tv/news/2018/09/congo-virus-death-toll-in-karachi-rises-to-10-as-25-year-old-dies-at-jinnah-hospital/

Congo fever patient admitted to JPMC | Pakistan | thenews.com.pk | Lahore – posted 9/22/18

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/371546-congo-fever-patient-admitted-to-jpmc

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Karachi , State of Sindh, Pakistan on October 01 2018 05:30 AM – Crimean Congo Fever – posted 10/2/18

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20181001-64869-PAK

Congo fever case reported in Shinas – Oman – Muscat Daily – posted 2/19/19

https://m.muscatdaily.com/Archive/Oman/Congo-fever-case-reported-in-Shinas-5d3b

 

EBOLA

Ahead of Print -Reemergence of Reston ebolavirus in Cynomolgus Monkeys, the Philippines, 2015 – Volume 24, Number 7—July 2018 – Emerging Infectious Disease journal – CDC

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/24/7/17-1234_article

Congo declares new Ebola outbreak – The East African – posted 8/12/18

http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/scienceandhealth/-DR-Congo-announces-fresh-Ebola-outbreak-/3073694-4692694-4mlwnez/index.html

War Zone Complicates Ebola Vaccine Rollout in Latest Outbreak – Scientific American – posted 8/28/18

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Refugee camp in North Kivu on May 3, 2018. Ebola vaccines will be difficult to dispense in the North Kivu province owing to conflict zones in some areas. Credit: Alex McBride Getty Images
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/war-zone-complicates-ebola-vaccine-rollout-in-latest-outbreak/

War and Ebola: A double nightmare in eastern DRC | News24 – posted 8/29/18

https://www.news24.com/Africa/News/war-and-ebola-a-double-nightmare-in-eastern-drc-20180816

Ebola outbreak is most dangerous test of world’s ability to respond since global crisis – posted 8/29/18

DR CONGO-HEALTH-EBOLA

Medical workers disinfect a coffin inside an Ebola treatment center in Beni. JOHN WESSELS/AFP/Getty Images
https://www.statnews.com/2018/08/16/ebola-outbreak-challenges/?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=d82283cf5e-MR_COPY_08&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-d82283cf5e-150152697

Ebola treatment challenged by DR Congo rebel activity – BBC News – posted 8/29/18

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UN teams cannot travel without an armed escort as the region has suffered deadly unrest by insurgents
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-45295217?ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbcnews&ns_source=facebook&ocid=socialflow_facebook

Ebola death toll rises to 75 in DRC | News24 – posted 8/29/18

https://www.news24.com/Africa/News/ebola-death-toll-rises-to-75-in-drc-20180828

The discovery of Bombali virus adds further support for bats as hosts of ebolaviruses | Nature Microbiology – posted 8/29/18

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41564-018-0227-2.epdf?author_access_token=3Zp9DriLCH5OWguBJKVAwdRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0NLgDwqBT6IxlHhmVDjLEfj4O6mgm_8SEfW847bR2H8UETVa19B-_SQ8u9kq12lTqG_Z3V-vds8mXwx2RHUdQDYvGl-VTmFfQdCrxGjoHRxVA%3D%3D

The Big Wobble: The new Ebola outbreak could to be the worst ever seen because area is surrounded by Ugandan Islamist militias and can’t be reached – posted 9/5/18

http://www.thebigwobble.org/2018/08/the-new-ebola-outbreak-could-to-be.html?spref=fb

Congo confirms Ebola case at Ugandan border | Reuters – posted 9/22/18

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-ebola-congo-uganda/congo-confirms-ebola-case-at-ugandan-border-idUSKCN1M11WC

-WHO concerned about Ebola “perfect storm” in Congo – The East African – posted 10/2/18

http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/scienceandhealth/WHO-extremely-concerned-about-Ebola-perfect-storm-in-Congo/3073694-4777040-569dyc/index.html

Rebel Conflict Escalates Concern Over DRC Ebola Outbreak – posted 10/2/18

https://www.contagionlive.com/news/rebel-conflict-escalates-concern-over-drc-ebola-outbreak

More DRC Ebola cases as risk raised to ‘very high’ | CIDRAP – posted 10/3/18

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2018/09/more-drc-ebola-cases-risk-raised-very-high

Ebola Likely to Spread From Congo to Uganda, W.H.O. Says – The New York Times – posted 10/3/18

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Bundibugyo, Western Uganda, Uganda on September 30 2018 05:24 AM – Ebola – posted 10/3/18

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20180930-64855-UGA

New Ebola cases highlight challenges in DRC | CIDRAP – posted 10/3/18

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2018/10/new-ebola-cases-highlight-challenges-drc

DRC Ebola cases rise as security concerns continue | CIDRAP – posted 10/5/18

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2018/10/drc-ebola-cases-rise-security-concerns-continue

Ebola Outbreak In Congo Now ‘High Risk’ But Some Health Officials Are Cautiously Optimistic : Goats and Soda : NPR – posted 10/10/18

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2018/10/05/654475106/how-worried-should-we-be-about-ebola-in-congo

WHO sees Congo’s Ebola outbreak lasting 3-4 months at least – posted 10/17/18

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-sees-congos-ebola-outbreak-lasting-3-4-months-at-least-idUSKCN1ML1YE

 

HANTAVIRUS

ProMED-mail post – Hantavirus in the Americas – posted 8/12/18

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20180809.5955649

North Dakota woman dies after rare rodent-related illness | Grand Forks Herald – posted 8/28/18

http://www.grandforksherald.com/lifestyle/health/4490921-north-dakota-woman-dies-after-rare-rodent-related-illness

ProMED-mail post – Hantavirus – Argentina – posted 9/9/18

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20180908.6016182

Hantavirus outbreak sickens 13, killing one in Bolivia military camp – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/17/18

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http://outbreaknewstoday.com/hantavirus-outbreak-sickens-13-killing-one-bolivia-military-camp-22350/

Panama sees rise in deadly hantavirus – posted 2/11/19

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/panama-sees-rise-deadly-virus/

Argentina: Hantavirus outbreak in Epuyén is ‘unprecedented’ – Outbreak News Today – posted 2/11/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/argentina-hantavirus-outbreak-in-epuyen-is-unprecedented-42205/

Hantavirus outbreak in Argentina: 13th fatality reported – Outbreak News Today –posted 2/11/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/hantavirus-outbreak-argentina-13th-fatality-reported-61301/

 

KYASANUR FOREST DISEASE (KFD)

India ‘tick’ virus outbreak leaves 19 dead amid desperate scramble to contain spreading | World | News | Express.co.uk

https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/914510/India-virus-outbreak-monkey-fever-Kyasanur-Forest-disease-Sindhudurg-tick-repellentHerald: 35 tested positive for KFD, no casualties

Herald: 35 tested positive for KFD, no casualties

https://www.heraldgoa.in/Goa-News/35-tested-positive-for-KFD-no-casualties/127960.html

Two positive cases of KFD in six days in Shivamogga district – The Hindu

http://www.thehindu.com/nestrict s/national/karnataka/two-positive-cases-of-kfd-in-six-days-in-shivamogga-di/article23282207.ece

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Sawantwadi, State of Maharashtra, India on August 27 2018 05:52 AM – Kyasanur Forest Disease – posted 8/28/18

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20180827-64405-IND

Monkey Fever in Shivamogga: Kyasanur’s ticking time bomb – The Hindu – posted 2/12/19

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/kyasanurs-ticking-time-bomb/article26093497.ece

Shivamogga: Two more succumb to monkey fever, death toll rises to 7, alert sounded in twin districts – Daijiworld.com – posted 2/13/19

https://www.daijiworld.com/news/newsDisplay.aspx?newsID=551138

 

LASSA FEVER

WHO | Lassa Fever – Nigeria

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http://www.who.int/csr/don/20-april-2018-lassa-fever-nigeria/en/

 Re-Emergence of Lassa Fever in Nigeria

https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/f0a8fd50-0d8b-4cf2-926f-ce8f50cb7047

NCDC confirms nine new cases of Lassa fever, two deaths — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News – posted 8/20/18

https://t.guardian.ng/news/ncdc-confirms-nine-new-cases-of-lassa-fever-two-deaths/

Nigeria Center for Disease Control – Lassa Fever Situational Report – 03 February 2019 – posted 2/13/19

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3Ab55d3f5b-1a86-40fa-97af-60102084d59a

WHO scales up Lassa fever response in affected states | WHO | Regional Office for Africa – posted 2/15/19

https://afro.who.int/news/who-scales-lassa-fever-response-affected-states

Nigeria: Lassa fever cases remain high, CDC updates travel notice – Outbreak News Today – posted 2/19/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/nigeria-lassa-fever-cases-remain-high-cdc-updates-travel-notice-57903/

WHO | Lassa Fever – Nigeria – posted 2/19/19

https://www.who.int/csr/don/14-february-2019-lassa-fever-nigeria/en/

 

MARBURG VIRUS

Marburg virus: Study of bat natural immunity may shed light on human disease – Outbreak News Today

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http://outbreaknewstoday.com/marburg-virus-study-bat-natural-immunity-may-shed-light-human-disease-36457/

Deadly Marburg Virus Found in West Africa for First Time – posted 2/13/19

https://www.contagionlive.com/news/deadly-marburg-virus-found-in-west-africa-for-first-time

 

MENGLA VIRUS

Characterization of a filovirus (Měnglà virus) from Rousettus bats in China | Nature Microbiology – posted 2/13/19

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41564-018-0328-y

NIPAH FEVER

Nipah situation under control: India health minister – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/nipah-situation-under-control-india-health-minister-14082/

Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala: Why aren’t the bats getting sick? | GulfNews.com

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https://gulfnews.com/news/asia/india/nipah-virus-outbreak-in-kerala-why-aren-t-the-bats-getting-sick-1.2226274?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post

Nipah virus outbreak in India ‘definitely a concern,’ Canadian scientist says | CBC News

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/nipah-virus-faq-1.4677079

Nipah: A Dangerous Virus That Deserves A Lot of Respect — Tracking Zebra

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http://www.trackingzebra.com/new-blog/2018/6/5/krzj241qt2zhipeus5wy3f5ek8calq

Where Did the Deadly Nipah Virus Come From — And What Other Outbreaks Should We Expect?

how-do-outbreaks-happen.htmlhttps://www.livescience.com/62664-nipah-virus-h

India Is Panicking About a Virus Passed by Bat Poop – Foreign Policy

https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/06/08/india-is-panicking-about-a-virus-passed-by-bat-poop/

ICMR confirms fruit bats as source of Nipah outbreak in Kerala | The Indian Express

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/icmr-confirms-fruit-bats-as-source-of-nipah-outbreak-in-kerala-5244424/

First Nipah virus victim may have passed infection to 17 who died: report

https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/150718/first-nipah-virus-victim-may-have-passed-infection-to-17-who-died-rep.html

First Nipah virus victim may have passed infection to 17 who died: report

https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/150718/first-nipah-virus-victim-may-have-passed-infection-to-17-who-died-rep.html

 

RIFT VALLEY FEVER

Rift Valley Fever | CDC – Fact Sheet

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https://www.cdc.gov/vhf/rvf/index.html

WHO | Rift Valley fever – Kenya

http://www.who.int/csr/don/18-june-2018-rift-valley-fever-kenya/en/

WHO: Rift Valley Fever still a threat in East Africa – The East African

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Cases of Rift Valley Fever, which affects animals and humans, have been reported in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. PHOTO | CYRIL NDEGEYA | NMG
http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/scienceandhealth/Rift-Valley-Fever-still-a-threat-in-East-Africa/3073694-4674622-6151m0z/index.html

Rift Valley Fever outbreak killed 154 cows in Rwanda – Outbreak News Today – posted 8/16/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/rift-valley-fever-outbreak-killed-154-cows-rwanda-59182/

Four Rakai cattle markets closed over fever outbreak – Daily Monitor – posted 8/16/18

http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Four-Rakai-cattle-markets-closed-over-fever-outbreak/688334-4704338-ov0qubz/index.html

Kilifi slaughterhouses closed, red meat banned over Rift Valley Fever | The Star, Kenya – posted 8/16/18

https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/08/09/kilifi-slaughterhouses-closed-red-meat-banned-over-rift-valley-fever_c1799928

Isingiro: LCV Blames Spread of Rift Valley Fever on Refugee Influx | ChimpReports – posted 8/22/18

https://chimpreports.com/isingiro-lcv-blames-spread-of-rift-valley-fever-on-refugee-influx/

Rift Valley Fever Reemergence after 7 Years of Quiescence, South Africa, May 2018 – Volume 25, Number 2—February 2019 – Emerging Infectious Diseases journal – CDC – posted 2/13/19

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/25/2/18-1289_article

Mayotte reports increase in Rift Valley fever cases – Outbreak News Today – posted 2/15/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/mayotte-reports-increase-rift-valley-fever-cases-48735/

 

UNKNOW, STRANGE, OTHER HEMORRHAGIC FEVERS OR INFORMATION

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [The area was not defined], Province of Diwaniyah, Iraq on June 28 2018 03:20 AM – Unknown Hemorrhagic Fever

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20180628-63668-IRQ

Rights group puts Iraq on alert after 3 dead due to viral hemorrhagic fever (unknown)

http://www.rudaw.net/mobile/english/middleeast/iraq/26062018

Deaths of two elephants at Lok Kawi wildlife park unfortunate | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News

Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesville Disease – Acute Hemorrhagic Disease
https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2018/06/385794/deaths-two-elephants-lok-kawi-wildlife-park-unfortunate

Bats harbor a gene swiped from an ancient Ebola-like virus. Here’s how they may be using it – University at Buffalo

http://www.buffalo.edu/news/releases/2018/07/019.html

strange disease case reported in Kibaale district – 93.3 KFM – posted 8/22/18

http://kfm.co.ug/news/strange-disease-case-reported-in-kibaale-district.html

‘Mysterious disease’ outbreak creates panic in north Kashmir’s Sopore – posted 8/22/18

http://brighterkashmir.com/mysterious-disease-outbreak-creates-panic-in-north-kashmirs-sopore/

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in A?n Bessem, Province of Bou?ra, Algeria on August 18 2018 03:47 AM – posted 8/22/18

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20180818-64303-DZA

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease. – posted 9/12/18

https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/20c853f7-eb0c-42c2-b15d-b30a4de4d702

Nipah and Hendra viruses: How a viral protein promotes fatal disease – Outbreak News Today – posted 9/12/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/nipah-hendra-viruses-viral-protein-promotes-fatal-disease-26206/

Virus affecting deer in Yavapai Hills area near Prescott | The Daily Courier | Prescott, AZ – posted 9/19/16

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Some deer in the Prescott area are suffering from epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD), according to the Arizona Game and Fish Department. While it does not affect humans, deer can appear to be lethargic, blind, walking in circles and unaware of their surroundings. (Tim Wiederaenders/Courier)
https://www.dcourier.com/news/2018/sep/15/virus-affecting-deer-yavapai-hills-area-near-presc/

High percentage of exposed HCWs infected in Ebola, Marburg outbreaks – posted 9/22/18

https://www.healio.com/infectious-disease/nosocomial-infections/news/in-the-journals/%7B4bd744ac-99ce-4774-8035-83d8a7661e64%7D/high-percentage-of-exposed-hcws-infected-in-ebola-marburg-outbreaks

Deadly rabbit virus suspected in Lincolnshire – here’s what you can do to protect your pet – Lincolnshire Live – posted 9/24/18

https://www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/news/local-news/deadly-killing-rabbit-virus-suspected-2030791?utm

USAMRIID study finds hemorrhagic fever disease persists in monkeys | Treatment And Diseases | fredericknewspost.com – posted 10/10/18

https://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/health/treatment_and_diseases/usamriid-study-finds-hemorrhagic-fever-disease-persists-in-monkeys/article_f446c359-4903-5a80-a9ca-9d4734bf630a.html