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Brazil Floods Trigger Disease Outbreak, Surge in Fatalities Expected Soon, Experts Warn

On May 22, the health secretariat of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul confirmed that a 2nd person has died from leptospirosis, a waterborne virus.  According to the Associated Press, regional health experts had “forecast a surge in infectious diseases including leptospirosis and hepatitis B. Carlos Machado, a regional public health and environmental expert reported that the “outbreak of...

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Japan Air Self Defense Force Report First Appearance of WZ-10 Drone in East China Sea

On May 27th, the Japanese Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) released a statement that intercepted a People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) Wing Loong-10 (WL-10) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) over the East China Sea (ECS). May...

China Coast Guard Deploys “Monster” Vessel to Philippines’ Exclusive Economic Zone

On May 24th, the China Coast Guard (CCG) vessel, a Zhaotou-class patrol cutter called the Haijing-5901, briefly entered the Philippines’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and sailed near Scarborough Shoal. Another, smaller CCG vessel also...

Photo and Footage Analysis: Rafah Strike

Dozens of casualties were reported yesterday at an IDP camp in northern Rafah following Israeli airstrikes in the area on Sunday, May 26. Palestinian officials have accused Israel of directly striking the camp, causing a...