Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency

GENEVA (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after a case was confirmed in a city of 2 million people . A WHO expert committee declined on … Read More

Honduras dengue epidemic tops 8,000

The number of dengue fever cases in Honduras has exploded in 2019 with the numbers as of May 11 topping the total for all of 2018. Image/CIA Year-to-date, Honduras has reported 8017 total dengue cases, including 24 deaths during the … Read More

Brazil: Nearly 600K dengue cases through early June

Dengue fever Aedes aegypti/CDC Brazil health officials are reporting a dramatic increase in dengue fever cases during the first 23 weeks of 2019, according to recent data from the country’s Secretaria de Vigilância em Saúde. From Jan. 1 through June … Read More

Congo Fever: Deadly ticks carrying Ebola-like virus found in UK and Europe

Deadly ticks that carry an ebola-like virus have been found in the UK after spreading across Europe, health officials have warned. The hyalomma tick was discovered in Dorset last year and was 10 times larger in size than average, as … Read More

WHO: Dengue Fever Numbers Rise on La Réunion (now common in 100 countries)

The female Aedes aegypti mosquito can transmit the viruses that cause dengue fever. The World Health Organization on Tuesday said tens of thousands of people are believed to be infected with dengue fever on La Réunion. The island – a … Read More

Hundreds Of Migrants Flee Ebola-Stricken Congo For San Antonio, Texas

Countless migrants from the Congo and Angola are continuing to pour into San Antonio, Texas as local officials are expressing their concerns over a lack of resources to handle the situation. A group of about 350 migrants have arrived so … Read More

Hundreds Of Migrants Flee Ebola-Stricken Congo For San Antonio, Texas

Countless migrants from the Congo and Angola are continuing to pour into San Antonio, Texas as local officials are expressing their concerns over a lack of resources to handle the situation. A group of about 350 migrants have arrived so … Read More

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2000

The number of Ebola cases in eastern Congo has reached 2000 – less than three months after reaching 1000, and ten months after being first diagnosed. The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2000, government figures … Read More

Russian tourist and pregnant wife die of suspected bubonic plague, sparking ‘indefinite quarantine’ in western Mongolia

(File photo) Officials with the emergency management department in Bayan Ulgii province confirmed to the Siberian Times preliminary testing revealed the couple died Wednesday. (Getty Images/iStockphoto) A portion of the border between Mongolia and Russia remained closed Saturday morning after … Read More

Pig ‘Ebola’ Virus Sends Shock Waves Through Global Food Chain

–African swine fever in China will impact global food supply. –Virus will move markets, may influence geopolitics: Rabobank. What started with a few dozen dead pigs in northeastern China is sending shock waves through the global food chain. Last August, … Read More

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