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Last year saw a surge of 136 AFM cases in 37 states.
Four southeastern states have now been hit with low-path H7, with Tennessee also noting high-path H7N9.
TB cases among people of foreign origin pose problems for disease elimination, officials say.
Japan, meanwhile, reports two large H5N6 outbreaks at poultry farms in different prefectures.
Research news includes microcephaly in infants and mapping of the Aedes aegypti genome.
About 20% of TB cases globally are resistant, and 5% are resistant to both isoniazid and rifampicin.
The state now has 3 cases, 1 fatal, and officials worry the disease will spread to the city of Rio.
The case, involving a 62-year-old man, is likely locally acquired, and Saudi officials, meanwhile, report MERS in 4 camel herds.
Alabama officials likewise confirm low-path H7N9 at 2 locations in separate counties.
Ecuador reports its first yellow fever case since 2012, and, based on the latest Brazil developments, the WHO updates its travel recommendations.
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