​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Intensification of Diseases, Since Feast of Trumpets (Sept. 13th 2015)
Deuteronomy 28:60:
"And he will bring upon you again all the diseases of Egypt, of which you were afraid, and they shall cling to you".
Luke 21:11
"There will be … pestilences in various places"
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January 2018



Jan. 1st Cholera Breaks Out in Tharaka-Nithi, Kenya
http://allafrica.com/stories/201801020362.html

Jan. 1st Zambia capital records 2,000 cholera cases
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/01/c_136865070.htm

Jan. 2nd            Potential measles exposure at Newark Airport, New Jersey
http://www.wfmz.com/news/potential-measles-exposure-at-newark-airport/685020244

Jan. 5th 17 cholera cases reported in Mombasa, Kenya
https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/01/05/two-die-of-cholera-in-mombasa-17-cases-reported_c1693774

Jan. 7th Cholera outbreak hits Salima district, Malawi
https://www.nyasatimes.com/cholera-outbreak-hits-salima-district/

Jan. 8th Four kids admitted in Dadaab, Kenya as cholera outbreak hits Garissa
https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/01/08/four-kids-admitted-in-dadaab-as-cholera-outbreak-hits-garissa_c1694154

Jan. 8th More than 30 admitted due to chikungunya outbreak
http://www.kbc.co.ke/county-news/30-admitted-due-chikungunya-outbreak/

Jan. 9th Schools closed in Zambia as cholera toll rises
http://www.gulf-times.com/story/577522/Schools-closed-in-Zambia-as-cholera-toll-rises-to-

Jan. 9th             Rise in H3N2-dog flu cases has pet owners worried
http://www.foxnews.com/health/2018/01/09/rise-in-dog-flu-cases-has-pet-owners-worried.html

Jan. 9th             One more dies due to dengue in capital in New Delhi, India
http://www.asianage.com/metros/delhi/090118/one-more-dies-due-to-dengue-in-capital.html


Jan. 10th           Florida monkeys excreting rare disease that can kill
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jan/10/florida-monkeys-excreting-rare-disease-that-can-kill-humans-scientists-warn

Jan. 11th                2 people die of swine flu in Iraq
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/11/c_136888134.htm

Jan. 11th           Nine-Year-Old Found in Pool of Own Blood Dies From Tick-Borne Congo Fever Virus
http://www.newsweek.com/dies-tick-virus-blood-780977

Jan. 11th           Severe flu season hits Oregon, killing 2 children
http://www.oregonlive.com/health/index.ssf/2018/01/1_child_has_died_from_flu_in_o.html

Jan. 12th           Flu stomps the nation, overwhelming ERs and leaving 20 children dead
http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/12/health/flu-surveillance-cdc/index.html

Jan. 13th           Swine Flu death toll rises in Srinagar, India
http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2018/jan/13/srinagar-diary-swine-flu-death-toll-rises-to-27-1752475.html

Jan. 13th           Town quarantined, 609 birds killed over bird flu in Turkey’s southeast
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/town-quarantined-609-birds-killed-over-bird-flu-in-turkeys-southeast-125687

Jan. 15th           Lassa Fever kills two Doctors, Nurse in Ebonyi, Nigeria
http://thenationonlineng.net/lassa-fever-kills-two-doctors-ebonyi/

Jan. 16th           One dies of swine flu in Manipur, India
http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/ludhiana/one-dies-of-swine-flu/529217.html

Jan. 16th           Iraq records 4 bird flu deaths in Mosul city
https://www.iraqinews.com/features/sources-iraq-records-4-bird-flu-deaths-mosul/

Jan. 16th               Passengers at Chicago O\'Hare airport exposed to measles
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/potential-measles-exposure-at-chicago-airport/

Jan. 16th           10-year-old Connecticut boy dies from flu in Connecticut
http://www.ibtimes.com/flu-complications-leading-pneumonia-sepsis-killed-10-year-old-nico-mallozzi-2642170

Jan. 16th           Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong jailed a second time
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/hong-kong-democracy-activist-joshua-wong-sentenced-to-three-months-in-jail/2018/01/16/d8b5304e-fb36-11e7-b832-8c26844b74fb_story.html

Jan. 18th           Missouri struggles to deal with more than 40,000 flu cases amid epidemic
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/missouri-struggles-to-deal-with-more-than-40000-flu-cases-amid-epidemic/  


Jan. 18th           Ex-minister’s son dies of swine flu in city of Gurgaon, India
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/ex-ministers-son-dies-of-swine-flu-in-city/articleshow/62546663.cms

Jan. 19th           Cholera outbreak hits Chegutu, Zimbabwe
http://www.herald.co.zw/breaking-news-cholera-outbreak-hits-chegutu/

Jan. 19th           Lassa Fever Death Toll Rises in Ebonyi, Nigeria
http://thenationonlineng.net/lassa-fever-death-toll-rises-four/ 


Jan. 20th           Lassa Fever kills seven month- old baby in Lokoja, Nigeria
https://newtelegraphonline.com/2018/01/lassa-fever-kills-sevenmonth-old-baby-lokoja/ 

Jan. 21st           Cholera Death Toll Rises In Chegutu, Zimbabwe
https://www.dailynews.co.zw/articles/2018/01/21/cholera-death-toll-rises


Jan. 22nd          Another patient succumbs to swine flu in Multan, Pakistan
https://nation.com.pk/23-Jan-2018/another-patient-succumbs-to-swine-flu

Jan. 22nd          Ondo State, Nigeria Confirms Rise in Cases Of Lassa Fever
https://www.channelstv.com/2018/01/22/ondo-state-confirms-24-cases-of-lassa-fever/


Jan. 23rd          Rift Valley Fever outbreak kills three more people in Uganda
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/24/c_136919058.htm

Jan. 24th           Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever kills 1 in Uganda

https://www.newsghana.com.gh/crimean-congo-hemorrhagic-fever-kills-1-in-uganda-three-others-test-positive/


Jan. 24th           Two Dead as Lassa fever returns to Owerri, Nigeria
https://www.wetinhappen.com.ng/two-dead-as-lassa-fever-returns-to-owerri/

Jan. 24th           Lassa Fever Kills Three Persons In Orlu, Nigeria
https://www.channelstv.com/2018/01/24/breaking-lassa-fever-kills-three-persons-imo/

Jan. 25th           16 deaths recorded as Lassa fever spreads in Abuja, Nigeria
https://www.thecable.ng/lassa-fever-107-suspected-cases-recorded-10-states-ncdc-lists-preventive-measures


Jan. 25th           A deadly yellow fever outbreak in Brazil has travelers on alert
https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/25/health/brazil-yellow-fever-outbreak/index.html


Jan. 26th           11 Billion Pieces of Plastic Are Riddling Corals With Disease
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/01/plastic-junk-coral-disease/551495/ 


Jan. 26th           Swine flu-One life lost, 4 test positive Udaipur, India
https://udaipurtimes.com/swine-flu-one-life-lost-4-positive-cases/

Jan. 26th           Woman dies of swine flu in Indore, India
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/indore/swine-flu/articleshow/62677066.cms

Jan. 28th           17 swine flu victims dead in 28 days in Jodhpur, India
http://www.dnaindia.com/jaipur/report-swine-flu-in-jodhpur-17-dead-in-28-days-2579125

Jan. 29th           Flu outbreak in North Korea kills 4, affects 200,000
https://www.upi.com/Flu-outbreak-in-North-Korea-kills-4-affects-200000/9581517189734/

Jan. 29th           There's another bad virus going around that is not the flu: Adenovirus
https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/theres-another-bad-virus-going-around-that-is-not-the-flu/ar-BBIlt7b?OCID=ansmsnnews11

Jan. 30th           Dengue death and outbreak confirmed in Tonga
https://www.radionz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/349271/dengue-death-and-outbreak-confirmed-in-tonga

Jan. 30th           Three died of Lassa fever in Taraba, Nigeria
http://thenationonlineng.net/lassa-fever-three-died-taraba/

Jan. 30th           Lassa fever claims lives, affects 10 health workers in Abuja, Nigeria
http://dailypost.ng/2018/01/30/lassa-fever-claims-21-lives-affects-10-health-workers/

Jan. 31st           200 Typhoid cases confirmed in the first week of January in Harare, Zimbabwe
https://www.myzimbabwe.co.zw/news/14430-200-typhoid-cases-confirmed-in-harare-see-8-signs-and-symptoms-you-should-never-ignore.html

Jan. 31st           Cholera cases on the rise in Zimbabwe
http://ewn.co.za/2018/01/31/number-of-cholera-cases-reaches-94-in-zimbabwe 



February 2018



Feb. 1st            Lilongwe, Malawi Cholera Death Toll Rises
http://allafrica.com/stories/201802010500.html


Feb. 2nd           Cholera Outbreak Hits Zvishavane, Zimbabwe
https://www.zimeye.net/cholera-outbreak-hits-zvishavane/


Feb. 3rd            Swine flu claims three lives in Jammu and Kashmir state, India in January alone
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/swine-flu-claims-three-lives-in-state-in-january-alone/articleshow/62761837.cms  


Feb. 5th            Swine Flu Deaths Reported From Kashmir, India
https://www.outlookindia.com/website/story/28-swine-flu-deaths-reported-from-kashmir/307877

Feb. 5th            Iran reports H5N6 among 1,300 wild ducks
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-birdflu-iran/iran-reports-h5n6-bird-flu-among-wild-ducks-in-north-oie-idUSKBN1FP26U


Feb. 5th            Dengue cases jump by 130 percent in Cambodia
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dengue-cases-jump-130-percent-one-death-reported-phnom-penh


Feb. 6th            Army replaces more than 1,000 Olympic guards at risk of norovirus
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/army-replaces-1-000-olympic-guards-risk-norovirus-article-1.3802120


Feb. 6th            Cholera Outbreak Spreading in Nampula, Mozambique
http://allafrica.com/stories/201802060906.html 


Feb. 6th            62-year-old woman succumbs to swine flu Ahmedabad, India
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/62-year-old-woman-succumbs-to-swine-flu/articleshow/62892076.cms

Feb. 10th          Hong Kong on alert after China confirms world’s first human case of H7N4 bird flu
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/2133419/hong-kong-alert-after-china-confirms-worlds-first


Feb. 10th          One killed, 73 people taken to hospital over suspicions of anthrax, Turkey
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/one-killed-73-people-taken-to-hospital-over-suspicions-of-anthrax-in-turkeys-north-127121

Feb. 11th          Three die in Tana River, Kenya in suspected cholera outbreak
https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/tana-river/3-die-cholera-outbreak-fears-Tana-River/3444928-4300156-13vpejbz/index.html

Feb. 12th          NRI man dies of swine flu in Patan, India
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/rajkot/nri-man-dies-of-swine-flu-in-patan/articleshow/62890257.cms

Feb. 13th          Kenya's Cholera cases in Katilu raise outbreak fears in Turkana
https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/02/13/four-cholera-cases-raise-outbreak-fears-in-turkana_c1713916

Feb. 13th          Foot and Mouth Disease Hits Beef Supply Chegutu, Zimbabwe
http://www.thecattlesite.com/news/52632/foot-and-mouth-disease-hits-beef-supply/

Feb. 13th          Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak Reported in Russian Cattle Farm
http://www.thecattlesite.com/news/52631/fmd-outbreak-reported-in-russian-cattle-farm/

Feb. 13th          H1N1 influenza kills 21 people in Algeria
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/13/c_136973222.htm

Feb. 14th          Villagers died of cholera, confirms Deputy Commissioner of Bhadravathi, India
http://www.deccanherald.com/content/659544/villagers-died-cholera-confirms-dc.html

Feb.. 15th         Dengue cases on the rise Rajasthan, India
https://www.hindustantimes.com/jaipur/dengue-cases-on-the-rise-rajasthan-health-department-officials-in-a-quandary/story-HEtiLaobhIotnWc4Y4cxLI.html

Feb. 15th          3rd new case of Legionnaires disease at vets home where 13 died
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/3rd-new-case-of-legionnaires-at-vets-home-where-13-died/2018/02/15/abdfad3e-1291-11e8-a68c-e9374188170e_story.html

Feb. 15th          Flu shot only 36% effective, making bad year worse
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/flu-vaccine-36-percent-effective-season-intense-53116046

Feb. 16th          Norovirus cases at Winter Olympics rise to 261
http://www.latimes.com/sports/olympics/la-sp-olympics-live-updates-norovirus-cases-at-winter-olympics-rise-1518825858-htmlstory.html

Feb. 16th          Cholera outbreak toll rises in Bhadravati, India
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/cholera-outbreak-toll-rises-to-five-in-bhadravati/article22779380.ece 

Feb. 16th          More than 40 dead in Lassa fever outbreak in Abuja, Nigeria
http://www.weny.com/story/37525234/more-than-40-dead-in-lassa-fever-outbreak-in-nigeria

Feb. 18th          Family Quarantined after Lassa Fever Kills Three Persons in Benue, Nigeria
https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/02/18/family-quarantined-after-lassa-fever-kills-three-persons-in-benue/


Feb. 19th          Lilongwe, Malawi cholera cases pass 500, eight dead
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/malawi-cholera-cases-pass-500-eight-dead

Feb. 19th          Cholera kills one in Salima, Malawi
https://malawi24.com/2018/02/19/cholera-kills-one-salima/ 

Feb. 19th          Delta Confirms Three More Deaths in Abuja, Nigeria
https://independent.ng/lassa-fever-delta-confirms-three-deaths-seven-cases/


Feb. 20th          Measles cases more than tripled in Europe in 2017
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-43125242

Feb. 22th         Listeriosis outbreak claims 172 in S. Africa
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/22/c_136992188.htm


Feb. 27th          Cholera Outbreak Kills 26 Congolese in Uganda
http://allafrica.com/stories/201802270490.html


Feb. 28th          Congolese refugee cholera death toll rises, Uganda
http://www.observer.ug/news/headlines/57053-congolese-refugee-cholera-death-toll-hits-29.html


Feb. 28th          Two dead, 10 admitted in Trans-Nzoia, Kenya
https://citizentv.co.ke/news/cholera-two-dead-10-admitted-in-trans-nzoia-192304/


March 2018


Mar. 3rd           Kinshasa, Congo reports over 1,000 cholera cases in 3 months
http://outbreaknewstoday.com/kinshasa-reports-1000-cholera-cases-3-months-27709/

Mar. 7th           Cholera kills 35 in Hoima, Uganda
http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Cholera-kills-35-Hoima-infects-1400/688334-4331932-in6v34/index.html

Mar. 11th         Cholera death toll hits 22, Lilongwe, Malawi
https://malawi24.com/2018/03/11/cholera-death-toll-hits-22/

Mar. 11th         Yellow fever spreads to 16 states in Nigeria
https://www.thestatesman.com/cities/monkey-fever-grips-goas-sattari-taluka-35-people-infected-1502599634.html

Mar. 12th         Cholera kills over 2000 in Yemen
http://www.myrepublica.com/news/37869/?categoryId=81

Mar. 13th         Bhutan reports outbreak of severe H5N1 bird flu which killed 36 out of 60 temple complex birds
https://in.news.yahoo.com/bhutan-reports-outbreak-severe-h5n1-bird-flu-oie-151102697.html

Mar. 13th         Lassa Fever Death Toll Hits 114 in Abuja, Nigeria
http://allafrica.com/stories/201803130069.html

Mar. 15th         Cholera Outbreak Kills Three Persons In Borno, Nigeria
https://www.channelstv.com/2018/03/15/cholera-outbreak-kills-three-persons-in-borno/

Mar. 15th         93 Diagnosed With Cholera, 2 Treatment Centers Set Up in Baga and Kukawa, Nigeria
https://www.thenigerianvoice.com/news/264485/cholera-outbreak-3-persons-death-693-diagnosed-2-treatmen.html

Mar. 15th         At least 70 cases of dengue in Tonga
https://www.radionz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/352580/at-least-70-cases-of-dengue-in-tonga

Mar. 19           Nigeria Faces Mystifying Spike In Deadly Lassa Fever
https://wamu.org/story/18/03/19/nigeria-faces-mystiifying-spike-in-deadly-lassa-fever/

Mar. 28th         Strange Disease Kills Eight As Tuberculosis Claims 21 Lives in Kano, Nigeria
http://allafrica.com/stories/201803280236.html  


Mar. 28th         Strange Disease Kills Eight As Tuberculosis Claims 21 Lives in Kano, Nigeria
http://allafrica.com/stories/201803280236.html


Mar. 30th         Dengue affecting 124 people in Tonga so far this year
https://www.radionz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/353742/dengue-affecting-124-people-in-tonga-so-far-this-year


Mar. 30th         Cholera kills 9 in Somalia in 3 months
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-03/30/c_137077531.htm

Mar. 31st         At least six killed and 62 hospitalised in cholera outbreak in Yobe state, Nigeria
https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/cholera-outbreak-kills-6-in-yobe.html 



April 2018



Apr. 1st Lassa fever kills Abia doctor in Umuahia, Nigeria
https://www.thecable.ng/lassa-fever-kills-doctor-abia-month-starting-work


Apr. 4th            Dengue cases increase in the capital of Honduras by 10 percent
http://www.elheraldo.hn/tegucigalpa/1166080-466/aumentan-en-un-10-por-ciento-los-casos-de-dengue-en-la


Apr. 4th            Cholera death toll in Nairobi Kenya rises in three months
https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/04/03/cholera-claims-29-lives-in-three-months-says-unicef_c1739653


Apr. 4th            Hoima, Uganda cholera death toll rises

http://observer.ug/news/headlines/57371-hoima-cholera-death-toll-rises-to-40.html


Apr. 4th            Yobe, Nigeria cholera outbreak death toll rises
https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/yobe-cholera-outbreak-death-toll-hits-13.html


Apr. 4th            Congo fever patient diesin Windhoek, Namibia
https://www.newera.com.na/2018/04/04/breaking-congo-fever-patient-dies/


Apr 5th             Cholera outbreak kills Congolese refugees in Uganda
https://www.news24.com/Africa/News/cholera-outbreak-kills-40-congolese-refugees-in-uganda-20180405


Apr 5th             Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Claims One Person in Keetmanshoop, Namibia
https://economist.com.na/34095/extra/crimean-congo-hemorrhagic-fever-claims-one-person/


Apr. 5th            Lassa fever spreads to 20 states in Nigeria
https://guardian.ng/news/lassa-fever-spreads-to-20-states-kills-142-with-400-confirmed-cases/


Apr. 6th            Dengue deaths reported in Sabah, Malaysia
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/state-health-dept-10-dengue-deaths-in-sabah-so-far-this-year


Apr. 6th            Woman dies of Congo fever in capital of Pakistan
http://%20https//www.thenews.com.pk/print/301526-woman-dies-of-congo-fever-in-capital


Apr. 7th            Strange disease kills five in Kagadi, Uganda

http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Strange-disease-kills-five--Kagadi/688334-4376064-1329bi6/index.html


Apr. 10th          Phuket, Thailand hits highest dengue infection rate in the country
https://news.thaivisa.com/article/19491/dengue-danger-phuket-hits-highest-infection-rate-in-the-country


Apr. 10th          Cholera scare in Isiolo, Kenya as one child dies, 6 others hospitalized
https://citizentv.co.ke/news/cholera-scare-in-isiolo-as-one-child-dies-and-six-others-admitted-in-hospital-196532/

Apr. 10th          Cholera Death Toll Rises As Bauchi Records Highest Number Of Cases
https://thewhistler.ng/story/cholera-claims-37-as-bauchi-records-highest-number-of-cases/

Apr. 10th          Abuja, Nigeria Records 3 New Deaths in Lassa Fever Outbreak, Total Now 101
http://tv360nigeria.com/2018/04/10/nigeria-records-three-new-deaths-in-lassa-fever-outbreak/

Apr. 11th          Cholera death toll rises after heavy rainfall hits Malawi capital
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-malawi-disease-cholera/malawi-cholera-death-toll-rises-to-30-after-heavy-rainfall-hits-capital-idUSKBN1HI2P5

Apr. 12th          Cholera Kills Two in Harare, Zimbabwe
http://www.newsdzezimbabwe.co.uk/2018/04/cholera-kills-two-in-zim.html


Apr. 14th          Borno State, Nigeria Govt Confirms 3 Dead From Fresh Outbreak
https://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2018/04/13/cholera-borno-govt-confirms-3-dead-from-fresh-outbreak/


Apr. 14th          Cholera outbreak hits Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe
http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/14/cholera-outbreak-hits-chitungwiza/


Apr. 18th          Cholera outbreak in Busia, Kenya
https://reliefweb.int/report/kenya/four-hospitalised-after-cholera-outbreak-busia

Apr. 18th          Chikungunya cases in 3 months of 2018 is almost triple the same period last year in Rio de Janeiro
https://g1.globo.com/rj/rio-de-janeiro/noticia/numero-de-casos-de-chikungunya-em-tres-meses-de-2018-no-rj-e-quase-o-triplo-do-mesmo-periodo-no-ano-passado.ghtml

Apr. 18th          Dengue Fever claims third life in Mancherial
https://telanganatoday.com/fever-claims-third-life-mancherial-woman-dies-dengue

Apr. 18th          Lassa fever claims 2 lives in FCT, Abuja, Nigeria
http://www.nta.ng/news/domestic/20180418-lassa-fever-claims-2-lives-in-fct/

Apr. 22nd         400 dengue cases reported in one week
http://outbreaknewstoday.com/dengue-epidemic-reunion-island-400-cases-reported-one-week-14224/

Apr. 22nd         NY State Health Officials Issue Measles Warning For Tri-State Area
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2018/04/22/new-york-state-measles-warning/ 


Apr. 22nd         Rise in Turkana County, Kanya cholera cases blamed on poor sanitation
https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/turkana/Rise-in-Turkana-cholera-cases-blamed-on-lack-of-toilets/1183330-4492682-iupbf2z/index.html

Apr. 23rd         Two Suspected Congo Patients Die At Nishtar Hospital Multan, Pakistan
https://www.urdupoint.com/en/health/two-suspected-congo-patients-die-at-nishtar-h-324292.html

Apr. 23rd         University Closes Monday as Norovirus Sickens 100
https://www.nbcboston.com/news/local/Health-Officials-Say-Norovirus-Sickened-People-at-Western-Connecticut-State-University-480562211.html


Apr. 25th          Refugee boy dies of cholera as floods cause disease outbreak in Hagardera, Kenya
https://www.radioergo.org/2018/04/30/refugee-boy-ali-7-dies-of-cholera-as-floods-cause-disease-outbreak-in-dadaab-camps/?lang=en 


Apr. 30th          Cholera outbreaks in Nigeria as 2 060 cases and 30 deaths have been reported in Bauchi, Borno and Yobe States
https://reliefweb.int/report/nigeria/nigeria-cholera-outbreaks-ministry-health-who-dg-echo-ingos-echo-daily-flash-30-april




May 2018


May 2nd           CDC: Tick, mosquito infections spreading rapidly
https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2018/p0501-vs-vector-borne.html


May 2nd           Dengue breaks out in French territory Reunion
https://www.dawn.com/news/1405336

May 3rd           Congo fever claims first life in Karachi, Pakistan in 2018
https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/312263-congo-fever-claims-year-s-first-life-in-karachi

May 4th            Mysterious disease kills five people in Baringo, Kenya
https://citizentv.co.ke/news/mysterious-disease-kills-five-people-in-baringo-199131/

May 5th            Cholera outbreak in Kampala, Uganda
http://kfm.co.ug/health/cholera-outbreak-in-kampala.html


May 6th            Cholera kills two in Amudat, Uganda
http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Cholera-kills-two-Amudat-48-admitted/688334-4547600-y99ycbz/index.html

May 6th            Another patient dies of Congo fever in Multan, Pakistan
https://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/pakistan/another-patient-dies-of-congo-fever-in-multan/

May 7th            Another patient dies of Congo fever in Multan, Pakistan
https://pakobserver.net/another-patient-dies-of-congo-fever/

May 7th            Cholera Patients At Naguru, Uganda
https://www.redpepper.co.ug/seven-cholera-patients-at-naguru/


May 7th            Yellow fever threatens South Florida after Zika scare
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5699041/Deadly-Yellow-fever-outbreak-threatens-spread-Florida-just-two-years-Zika-scare.html


May 8th            Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of Congo
https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/08/health/ebola-outbreak-who-bn/index.html 


May 8th            Mysterious disease kill more than eight as hundreds seek medication in Kolowa, Kenya
https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/health/article/2001279669/eight-people-succumb-to-mysterious-disease-in-tiaty

May 8th            17 Deaths reported in Congo as Ebola outbreak confirmed
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-ebola-congo/seventeen-deaths-reported-in-congo-as-ebola-outbreak-confirmed-idUSKBN1I91VS

May 9th            Desperate efforts to identify mystery disease that threatens to wipe out fish stocks in County Cork, Ireland
https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/desperate-efforts-to-identify-mystery-disease-that-threatens-to-wipe-out-fish-stocks-at-famous-irish-lakes-36890518.html


May 11th          Cholera scare as two people die, scores hospitalised in Mandera County, Kenya
https://www.nation.co.ke/news/Cholera-scare-as-two-people-die/1056-4557270-xfv901z/index.html

May 11th          Lassa fever disease reportedly kills hospital staff in Ondo, Nigeria
http://www.pulse.ng/news/local/lassa-fever-reportedly-kills-hospital-staff-in-ondo-id8356420.html

May 11th          Nurse is first to die in Congo's latest Ebola outbreak
http://www.dw.com/en/nurse-is-first-to-die-in-congos-latest-ebola-outbreak/a-43735309

May 12th          Cholera outbreak kills two in Tana River, Kenya
http://www.kbc.co.ke/two-people-reported-dead-tana-river-county/


May 13th          Five hospitalized following reported cholera outbreak in Busia, Uganda
http://www.ntv.co.ug/news/national/4522324-4560054-13o0xj3z/index.html

May 13th          Ebola Outbreak Leads to 19 Deaths in Congo
https://www.albawaba.com/editorchoice/ebola-outbreak-leads-19-deaths-congo-1131680

May 15th          More hospitalized after cholera outbreak in Kiambu, Kenya
https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001280540/28-hospitalised-after-cholera-outbreak-in-kiambu


May 16th          35 Students hospitalized for suspected Cholera in Eastern Region, Ghana
http://www.gbcghana.com/1.12145848

May 16th          Nearly 3,000 dengue cases reported in Reunion
http://outbreaknewstoday.com/reunion-island-dengue-outbreak-nearly-3000-cases-reported-date-56805/

May 16th          Liberia confirms deaths in Lassa fever outbreak
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-05/16/c_137184127.htm


May 17th          Ebola outbreak in the Congo spreads to major city, health officials confirm
https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/17/health/ebola-outbreak-mbandaka-drc-intl/index.html 

May 18th          Dengue cases top 10,000 in Thailand
http://outbreaknewstoday.com/dengue-cases-top-10000-thailand-31525/

May 19th          Congo health minister confirms 3 more Ebola cases
http://menafn.com/1096881228/Congo-health-minister-confirms-3-more-Ebola-cases

May 20th          Congo Ebola death toll rise
http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/ebola-congo-1.4671209

May 20th          Cause of death of 5 people from Kozhikode, India confirmed as Nipah Virus
http://kaumudiglobal.com/innerpage1.php?newsid=108067

May 21st          Nurse dead in Congo as Ebola vaccination campaign starts
http://wjla.com/news/nation-world/nurse-dead-in-congo-as-ebola-vaccination-campaign-starts

May 21st          Dengue rises by 87 percent in Cordillera, Philippines
https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/05/21/dengue-rises-by-87-percent-in-cordillera/

May 21st          Deadly floods spark fatal cholera crisis in Kenya
http://cajnewsafrica.com/2018/05/21/deadly-floods-spark-fatal-cholera-crisis-in-kenya/


May 22nd         Cholera kills 7 in Tanzania's southern highlands
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-05/22/c_137198532.htm


May 23rd         New Cases Reported In Adamawa, Nigeria Cholera Outbreak
https://theeagleonline.com.ng/42-new-cases-reported-in-adamawa-cholera-outbreak-official/

May 23rd         Cases of malaria, mosquito-breeding found in over 14,300 households
http://www.asianage.com/metros/delhi/230518/delhi-8-cases-of-malaria-mosquito-breeding-found-in-over-14300-households.html

May 23rd         2 Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in Congo found dead
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/ebola-patients-congo-1.4674067

May 23rd         Nipah virus confirmed in Malappuram, India,  death toll reaches 11
http://english.mathrubhumi.com/news/kerala/nipah-virus-confirmed-in-malappuram-death-toll-reaches-11-kerala--1.2831714

May 24th          Fourth member of Kerala, India family succumbs, toll touches 12
https://www.hindustantimes.com/kerala/fourth-from-a-family-succumbs-to-nipah-toll-touches-12/story-Zjre8Q2A7La3sJORckOtKM.html

May 26th          Nipah virus claims one more life in Kozhikode, India
https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/kerala/2018/05/26/nipah-claims-one-more-life-in-kozhikode.html

May 26th          India reports more than 9,000 chikungunya cases in first four months of 2018
http://outbreaknewstoday.com/india-reports-9000-chikungunya-cases-first-four-months-2018/

May 27th          New Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12
http://www.latimes.com/world/africa/la-fg-ebola-congo-20180527-story.html 


May 28th          The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) records over 26K dengue cases in first 3 months
http://www.canadianinquirer.net/2018/05/28/doh-records-over-26k-dengue-cases-in-first-3-months-of-2018/

May 30th          Nipah Virus claims two more lives in Kerala, India as death toll rises
https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/nipah-virus-claims-two-more-lives-kerala-death-toll-rises-16-82194

May 30th          Crimean-Congo fever death toll increases
http://www.tehrantimes.com/news/424102/Crimean-Congo-fever-death-toll-increases-to-10

May 31st          India: Nipah virus outbreak death toll increases in Kozhikode
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-06/01/c_137222777.htm


June 2018



Jun. 1st             People Put Under House Quarantine in Kerala, India due to Nipah virus
https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/nipah-virus-1407-people-put-under-house-quarantine-kerala-82316

Jun. 1st             Sri Lanka reports more than 20,000 dengue cases
http://outbreaknewstoday.com/sri-lanka-reports-20000-dengue-cases-54749/

Jun. 4th            Cholera outbreak kills 1, hospitalizes 40 Nigerian schoolgirls in Kaduna State
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-06/04/c_137229934.htm

Jun. 5th            Cholera kills 15, hospitalizes hundreds in western Tanzania
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-06/06/c_137232716.htm

Jun. 5th            Mystery feverish illness stalks children in Eastern Uganda
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/06/05/mystery-illness-kills-eight-uganda/

Jun. 5th            Lassa fever is on the increase
https://awoko.org/2018/06/06/sierra-leone-news-lassa-fever-is-on-the-increase/

Jun. 6th            Mystery illness kills eight in Uganda
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/06/05/mystery-illness-kills-eight-uganda/

Jun. 6th            Cholera cases in Nigerian Adamawa state surpasses 1,000
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-06/06/c_137235501.htm

Jun. 6th            Eastern Province on alert as Rift Valley Fever kills 100 cows in Ngoma District
http://www.newtimes.co.rw/news/eastern-province-alert-rift-valley-fever-kills-over-100-cows-ngoma-district

Jun. 6th            Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to 27 in less than a month
https://www.rappler.com/world/regions/africa/204290-ebola-toll-congo-rises

Jun. 13th          Child in Idaho has been diagnosed with the plague
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2018/06/13/a-child-in-idaho-was-treated-for-plague-the-first-human-case-in-the-state-in-26-years/

Jun. 14th          Five Die, 30 Hospitalised In Kogi State, Nigeria
https://independent.ng/cholera-five-die-30-hospitalised-in-kogi/

Jun. 15th          New strain of bird flu that kills over a third of those who contract it discovered in China
https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/news/2790957/terrifying-new-strain-of-bird-flu-that-kills-nearly-half-of-those-who-contract-it-discovered-in-china-amid-fears-of-new-global-pandemic/

Jun. 22nd          The 'Keystone Virus' Had Never Been Seen in People, Until a Florida Teen Caught It
https://www.livescience.com/62889-keystone-virus-mosquitoes-florida.html 


July 2018


Jul. 17th           Liver cancer death rate in US rose 43 percent in 16 years
https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/17/health/liver-cancer-death-rate-study/index.html



August 2018


Aug. 1st           Congo announces 4 new Ebola cases in North Kivu province
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/congo-announces-4-new-ebola-cases-in-north-kivu-province/ar-BBLmBhD?OCID=ansmsnnews11 


September 2018


Sept. 25th         Newborn cases of syphilis have more than doubled since 2013
https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/newborn-cases-of-syphilis-have-more-than-doubled-since-2013/ar-AAACXUg?OCID=ansmsnnews11

Sept. 26th         80,000 died of the flu last winter in the U.S., the highest death count in decades
http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-flu-deaths-us-20180926-story.html

October 2018


Oct. 7th            Rare Polio-Like Illness Strikes 6 Minnesota Children
http://www.newser.com/story/265633/rare-polio-like-illness-strikes-6-minnesota-children.html


Oct. 11th          Rate of new Ebola cases has doubled since September
https://www.witn.com/content/news/Rate-of-new-Ebola-cases-has-doubled-since-September-496969661.html  


Oct. 23rd          6 children dead from adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey
https://abcnews.go.com/US/children-dead-adenovirus-outbreak-jersey/story?id=58693757 


 
November 2018


Nov. 1st           10th child dies from adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey
https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/01/health/adenovirus-outbreak-new-jersey-mother/index.html


















































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