Dengue fever outbreak: Sri Lanka update
The outbreak of dengue fever in Sri Lanka is spreading at epidemic levels with the latest case count at 63,987, including 177 deaths as of today.
Iraq: Foodborne illness outbreak
UN and Iraqi health officials are investigating a suspected foodborne illness outbreak at the Hassan Sham U2 camp, near Erbil. The outbreak has sickened some 825 mainly internally displaced people from west Mosul as of June 12.
A third of all the cases were children and two thirds were female and the majority of the cases predominately presented with vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea, consistent with foodborne illness.