Mexico: Rocky Mountain Spotted fever

Mexican health officials have reported 20 cases of the tickborne infection, Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), or febre maculosa, in the city of Chihuahua. Of the 20 cases reported, nine have resulted in fatality, according to a El Heraldo de Chihuahua report

Pakistan: Chickenpox

Since the beginning of the year, health officials in Faisalabad, Pakistan have reported 81 chickenpox cases, including 16 deaths during the last four months.

Uganda: Measles

An outbreak of rubella commonly known as German measles or three-day measles has been confirmed in Agago District. According to the district health officials, 34 cases have so far been registered in the last one week.


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