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PRO/AH> African swine fever - Asia (09): South Korea ex China, contaminated flight food

healthmap - Mon, 27/08/2018 - 00:27
African Swine Fever -- South Korea
The deadly African swine fever [ASF] has been discovered in Korea, putting the quarantine authorities on alert.
According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs on Sunday [26 Aug 2018], a virus gene of the disease was found in 2 processed pork products that were brought in and voluntarily reported by 2 travelers who visited Shenyang, China, earlier this month [August 2018].
The highly contagious pig disease was 1st reported on 3 Aug 2018 in the northeastern Chinese city
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ASP Scan (Weekly) for Aug 24, 2018

cidrap - Sun, 26/08/2018 - 22:56
Recall of diagnostic testStewardship in dialysis clinicsMDRO risk factors in BrazilAntibiotic guidance for acute coughCerebrospinal fluid diagnostic testAntibiotics for kids' UTIsDrug-resistant TB surveillance model
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PRO/AH/EDR> Crimean-Congo hem. fever - East Africa (09): Uganda (KM)

healthmap - Sun, 26/08/2018 - 21:59
Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever -- Uganda
One person has died of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) at Naguru Hospital in Kampala today [24 Aug 2018], the Ministry of Health has confirmed.
Mr Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the ministry's senior spokesperson, said that the deceased is a 32-year-old female from Bukerere, in Mukono District.
"The Ministry of Health has dispatched rapid response teams to trace her contacts. She will be accorded a safe burial by our medical teams to avoid future spread of the disease. The burial will take
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