Lightning

26 people are struck by lightning in storms in India.

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Disease

The US Centre for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a travel advisory for Nigeria due to an ongoing lassa fever outbreak. Lassa fever is a haemorhragic fever.

Measels outbreak in Rayagada, India kills at least 9 children.

Leptospirosis outbreak in Fiji following the severe floods kills at least 20 people.

An outbreak of bovine TB in a herd of alpacas in England has led to the culling of 500 animals. The disease is thought to have been spread by badgers which urinate in the fields occupied by the alpacas.