Buruli ulcer – Australia

The number of cases of Buruli ulcer is on the rise in Victoria, Australia. Areas where it has never previously been seen, including Aireys Inlet,

Avian Influenza – Russia

Russia reports first human cases of H5N8 bird flu. Seven people at a poultry farm in southern Russia have been infected with H5N8 bird flu,

Japanese encephalitis – India

A child in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India has been detected with symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome. The Shrikrishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCK) paediatrics department has

Botulism – Australia

There has been a recent case of botulism in New South Wales, Australia, possibly associated with the intravenous injection of methamphetamine. The case developed acute

Ross River Virus – Australia

Residents in southern NSW are advised to take extra steps to protect themselves from mosquito bites following a suspected outbreak of Ross River Fever and

Salmonellosis – Finland

At least 30 people have fallen ill after eating at a restaurant in Finland during the end of January 2021. An investigation by public health

Kyasanur Forest disease – India

A case of Kyasanur Forest Disease has been reported from Mullankolly under the Pulpally Family Health Centre in Wayanad. The patient, a 30-year-old youth, is

Typhoid fever – Singapore

Officials in Singapore are investigating if 2 typhoid fever cases are linked to eating at a food outlet. The Ministry of Health (MOH) and Singapore

Gastroenteritis – India

One person died, and 9 others fell sick after consuming a spurious toddy drink in Dhar district on Sat 13 Feb 2021. (Toddy is a

Listeriosis – United States

CDC, public health, and regulatory officials in several states, and the FDA are collecting different types of data to investigate a multistate outbreak of listeria