Ghana confirms first outbreak of highly infectious Marburg virus
This is only the second outbreak of Marburg in West Africa.
The age of outbreaks: Experts warn of more animal disease threats
Around 60% of all known human infections are zoonotic, as are 75% of all new and emerging infectious diseases, according to the UN Environment Programme.
More than 360 students, teachers quarantined at Shah Alam school
This comes after eight students tested positive with 100 others reported to be symptomatic.
Study probes Covid outbreak among fully vaccinated at US nursing home
The outbreak was traced to an unvaccinated worker with a Covid-19 variant, the study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
Impossible to keep out Myanmar illegal border-crossers, says Thai army
90% of Covid-19 cases in the Samut Sakhon outbreak are said to be Myanmar migrant workers living in that area.
Thailand to test 10,000 after virus outbreak linked to seafood market
Hundreds of infections have been linked to the Mahachai market and port, most cases among migrant workers from Myanmar.
Klang hospital confirms 50 staff down with Covid-19
State health authorities assure that the situation is under control but advise the public to avoid the hospital premises.
US adds 1 million Covid-19 cases in under a week
This comes as cities and states across the US implement new restrictions to try to halt the spread of the virus.
New virus outbreak hits Australia after containment success
Officials moved quickly to contain the outbreak, ordering hundreds of people to isolate while closing linked schools and businesses.