Hundreds are killed in Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, but death toll continues to rise as cholera outbreaks grip the impoverished nation.
Deaths in 1901 ware compared with deaths in 2014 to determine how different time and illnesses evolved.
Diarrhea-causing parasite called cryptosporidium are contaminating several swimming pools in Phoenix, Arizona, affecting over 100 people since the parasite was first reported earlier in August.
An alarming "crypto" outbreak was declared by the health officials last Aug. 11 in Ohio, due to more than 100 cases reported linked to the illness.
Thousands of people around the world will die of heat stroke, coastal flooding, diarrhoel disease, malaria and dengue and undernutrition.
The outbreak marks the first time norovirus has been detected in the area. Philippines is yet to have a vaccine for it, making the situation more dangerous than it already is.
Researchers reveal that an Old World monkey species known as macaques carry astroviruses from a number of species, including human, bovine, bird, cow and dog. This suggests the viruses are more diverse than previously thought.