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

Pork prices could jump this year, stay elevated into 2020 due to China’s pig crisis

With African swine fever ravaging China’s hog industry, U.S. experts are expecting pork prices to go higher and likely stay elevated well into 2020. At least 129 cases of African swine fever have been reported in China since the first … Read More

Blood-sucking ‘kissing bug’ found in Delaware

The insect can cause Chagas disease in humans, which can be fatal. A man undergoes a medical examination to prevent Chagas disease in the Argentine province of Corrientes in this picture taken September 16, 2008. . (photo credit: GERMAN POMAR … Read More

U.S. Measles outbreak triggers quarantine at two Los Angeles universities

California has confirmed 38 cases, state health officials have said. A vial of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine and an information sheet is seen at a hospital. (photo credit: REUTERS/BRIAN SNYDER) A nationwide measles outbreak has led health officials to … Read More

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