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

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

Kimberley man with Congo fever in isolation unit | IOL News – posted 3/31/19

https://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/northern-cape/kimberley-man-with-congo-fever-in-isolation-unit-20130770

Deadly Congo fever takes life of youngster | Business Recorder – posted 4/3/19

https://www.brecorder.com/2019/04/01/484892/deadly-congo-fever-takes-life-of-youngster/

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Kimberley, Province of Northern Cape, South Africa on April 04 2019 03:45 AM – CCHF – posted 4/10/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190404-67320-ZAF

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Jinja, Eastern Region, Uganda on April 15 2019 01:33 PM – CCHF – posted 4/15/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190415-67483-UGA

 

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

Health Officials Chase Clues To Learn Why Ebola Is Spreading In Two Congo Towns : Goats and Soda : NPR – posted 3/6/19

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/02/25/697073103/why-does-ebola-keep-spreading-in-congo-heres-a-major-clue?utm_source=Global+Health+NOW+Main+List&utm_campaign=3db42251cf-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_02_25_01_32&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d0d062dbd-3db42251cf-860291

Ebola response in Democratic Republic of the Congo risks slowdown – 3/6/19

https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/26-02-2019-ebola-response-in-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-risks-slowdown

DRC: MSF shuts down Ebola treatment center following violent attack | Doctors Without Borders – USA – posted 3/6/19

https://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/what-we-do/news-stories/story/drc-msf-shuts-down-ebola-treatment-center-following-violent-attack

Unknown forces attack Butembo Ebola treatment center | CIDRAP – posted 3/6/19

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2019/02/unknown-forces-attack-butembo-ebola-treatment-center

Congo Ebola centre set on fire after armed attack – The East African – posted 3/6/19

https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/scienceandhealth/Congo-Ebola-centre-set-on-fire-after-armed-attack/3073694-5003100-632ir/index.html

Ebola total tops 900 in DRC, with 7 new cases today | CIDRAP – posted 3/8/19

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2019/03/ebola-total-tops-900-drc-7-new-cases-today

Battle against Ebola being lost amid militarised response – The East African – posted 3/8/19

https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/scienceandhealth/Battle-against-Ebola-being-lost-amid-militarised-response-msf/3073694-5014330-jxesbu/index.html

An Epidemic of Suspicion — Ebola and Violence in the DRC | NEJM – posted 3/8/19

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1902682?query=TOC

Congo’s Mai Mai militia attacks Ebola treatment center | Reuters – posted 3/11/19

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-ebola-congo-idUSKBN1QQ09G?utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_content=5c83ba2f3ed3f00001b2a194&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook

Ebola response failing to gain the upper hand on the epidemic | Democratic Republic of Congo | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International – posted 3/11/19

https://www.msf.org/ebola-response-failing-gain-upper-hand-epidemic-democratic-republic-congo

Rwanda Readies Its Systems for Potential Ebola Outbreak | Prevent Epidemics – posted 3/20/19

https://preventepidemics.org/stories/rwanda-readies-its-systems-for-potential-ebola-outbreak/

DRC: 24 Ebola cases confirmed in past 72 hours | CIDRAP – posted 3/20/19

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2019/03/drc-24-ebola-cases-confirmed-past-72-hours

Spike in Ebola cases continues in DRC | CIDRAP – posted 3/22/19

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2019/03/spike-ebola-cases-continues-drc

Ebola: 2nd largest outbreak tops 1000 cases – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/25/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/ebola-2nd-largest-outbreak-tops-1000-cases-28233/

Ebola sickens 6 more in DR Congo | CIDRAP – posted 3/27/19

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2019/03/ebola-sickens-6-more-dr-congo

DRC Ebola total grows by 15; new antiviral clears hurdle | CIDRAP – posted 3/31/19

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2019/03/drc-ebola-total-grows-15-new-antiviral-clears-hurdle

Ebola disbelief widespread in DR Congo hotspots – BBC News – posted 3/31/19

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-47732013?ocid=socialflow_facebook&ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbcnews&ns_source=facebook

DRC reports 29 Ebola cases in two days – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/31/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/drc-reports-29-ebola-cases-two-days-99396/

Congo Ebola outbreak spreading faster than ever: WHO | Reuters – posted 4/3/19

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-ebola-congo-idUSKCN1RD2TV?utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_content=5ca28fc49ebbef00011e4765&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook

An Epidemic of Suspicion — Ebola and Violence in the DRC | NEJM – posted 4/3/19

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1902682?query=infectious-disease

Health worker among 7 new DRC Ebola patients | CIDRAP – posted 4/5/19

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2019/04/health-worker-among-7-new-drc-ebola-patients

Ebola cases grow by 37 in 3 days as DRC has record day | CIDRAP – posted 4/10/19

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2019/04/ebola-cases-grow-37-3-days-drc-has-record-day

DRC sees record-setting day, with 18 Ebola cases | CIDRAP – posted 4/11/19

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2019/04/drc-sees-record-setting-day-18-ebola-cases

Ebola cases climb by 44 as vaccine trial affirms high efficacy | CIDRAP – posted 4/16/19

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2019/04/ebola-cases-climb-44-vaccine-trial-affirms-high-efficacy

WHO Ebola responder killed in hospital attack | CIDRAP – posted 4/20/19

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2019/04/who-ebola-responder-killed-hospital-attack

 

HANTAVIRUS

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/

Hantavirus cases reported in Paraguay – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/8/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/hantavirus-cases-reported-paraguay-98635/

Hantavirus – Argentina – posted 3/8/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190307.6353439

Hantavirus  – Bolivia – ProMED-mail post – posted 4/10/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190405.6406393

Hantavirus – Argentina – ProMED-mail post – posted 4/10/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190409.6411762

 

KYASANUR FOREST DISEASE (KFD)

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

Eight KFD deaths so far, HC told – The Hindu – posted 3/8/19

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/eight-kfd-deaths-so-far-hc-told/article26379916.ece

Fresh outbreak of KFD in Sagar; death toll in Shivamogga district now 12 – The Hindu – posted 3/8/19

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/fresh-outbreak-of-kfd-in-sagar-death-toll-in-shivamogga-district-now-12/article26425507.ece

Man dies of KFD in Manipal | Deccan Herald – posted 3/15/19

https://www.deccanherald.com/state/man-dies-kfd-721547.html

Monkey fever claims one | Kozhikode News – Times of India – posted 3/26/19

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kozhikode/monkey-fever-claims-one/articleshow/68553036.cms

 

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

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/

Lassa fever: 10 killed, 28 new cases confirmed in Plateau – Commissioner – posted 2/24/19

http://thenationonlineng.net/lassa-fever-10-killed-28-new-cases-confirmed-in-plateau-commissioner/

Lassa Fever Kills 15, Infects 102 In Ondo – posted 3/8/19

https://www.concisenews.global/2019/02/28/lassa-fever-kills-15-infects-102-in-ondo/

What next in the fight against Lassa fever? | Devex – posted 3/20/19

https://www.devex.com/news/what-next-in-the-fight-against-lassa-fever-94391

Nigeria reports 23 new Lassa cases in past week – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/25/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/nigeria-reports-23-new-lassa-cases-past-week-72878/

Nigeria Lassa update: 16 confirmed cases, two deaths – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/10/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/nigeria-lassa-update-16-confirmed-cases-two-deaths-23571/

Lassa Fever – ProMED-mail post – posted 4/10/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190407.6408268

NCDC Situation Report – Lassa Fever – Weekly Report – 7 April posted 4/16/19

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3A708888bc-a28d-4a95-ac5e-97e7907a8c4d

 

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

Bioterror fears over Marburg virus, Ebola’s deadlier ‘cousin’, as US begins $10m vaccine project – posted 3/20/19

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/03/19/bioterror-fears-marburg-ebolas-deadlier-cousin-us-begins-10m/?utm_source=Global+Health+NOW+Main+List&utm_campaign=d3a2959d47-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_03_19_12_26&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d0d062dbd-d3a2959d47-860291

 

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

A Bat-Borne Virus Is Poised to Become a Pandemic in Bangladesh. Can We Stop It? – Pacific Standard – posted 2/24/19

https://psmag.com/environment/can-an-ecological-intervention-stop-the-nipah-virus

Death of 5 in Thakurgaon linked to Nipah virus | Dhaka Tribune – posted 3/8/19

https://www.dhakatribune.com/health/2019/03/03/death-of-5-in-thakurgaon-linked-to-nipah-virus

Death of 5 in Thakurgaon: Nipah virus found in victim’s body | The Daily Star – posted 3/11/19

https://www.thedailystar.net/city/news/death-5-thakurgaon-nipah-virus-found-victims-body-1710307

3 of a family ‘infected with Nipah virus’ – posted 3/20/19

https://en.prothomalo.com/bangladesh/news/192569/3-of-a-family-infected-with-Nipah-virus

 

RIFT VALLEY FEVER

Rift Valley Fever | CDC – Fact Sheet

rvf-distribution-map

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/

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/

Rift Valley Fever – posted 2/24/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190222.6331808

Rift Valley fever in Mayotte update – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/8/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/rift-valley-fever-mayotte-update-83290/

Rift Valley fever in Mayotte: 82 human cases – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/11/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/rift-valley-fever-mayotte-82-human-cases-67169/

Rift Valley fever update: 101 human cases in Mayotte – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/20/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/rift-valley-fever-update-101-human-cases-mayotte-55618/

Rift Valley Fever – Mayotte – posted 4/2/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190331.6395707

Rift Valley Fever update: 114 human cases in Mayotte – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/2/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/rift-valley-fever-update-114-human-cases-mayotte-16230/

Rift Valley Fever – Mayotte – ProMED-mail post – posted 4/21/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190420.6433086

 

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

New Bombali ebolavirus found in Kenyan bat | EurekAlert! Science News – posted 4/5/19

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-04/uoh-nbe040219.php

Ahead of Print – Bombali Ebola Virus in <em>Mops condylurus</em> Bat, Kenya – Volume 25, Number 5—May 2019 – Emerging Infectious Diseases journal – CDC – posted 4/5/19

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/25/5/18-1666_article

Highly contagious virus kills four feral rabbits in Parksville | CTV News – posted 4/11/19

https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/bunny-killing-virus-claims-four-feral-rabbits-in-parksville-1.4373785#_gus&_gucid=&_gup=twitter&_gsc=wAijQ8W