CDC report outlines international influenza activities The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Mon released a 268-page annual report that ‘profiles an array of CDC influenza-related projects around the world, from flu surveillance in Indonesia to vaccine effectiveness studies in El Salvador and epidemiology training in Ghana,’ CIDRAP Information reports. The survey also ‘describes the CDC's collaborations with the World Health Corporation , outlines tasks it supports in about 40 countries,.Anthrax is an animal disease and regularly infects people in Africa and Asia, as well as elements of southern Europe. It could be treated with antibiotics if caught early, and will not usually spread from person to person. Left untreated, anthrax could be fatal. Heroin users all across Scotland have to be aware of the dangers of a possibly contaminated supply, stated Colin Ramsay, a consultant epidemiologist at Health Security Scotland in a declaration. Only a small number of anthrax cases have been reported in britain during the past decade.