For the week to Jan 16, the WHO announced a 20 percent rise in global new COVID-19 cases in its latest update, and only the African region reported a drop in…
The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s cVDPV2 2021 total rose to 19 with two more cases logged in Maniema province.
Carrying over from 2021, four more circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) cases were reported by Yemen in the latest GPEI update, as well as…
As the country approaches the annual anthrax peak month (February), there are reports of infections in animals with possible spread to humans also in the…
Late last year the UKHSA advised that a case of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea had been confirmed in a resident of London – the heterosexual man, aged in his…
A YEAR-on-year increase in Lassa fever infections over one 7-day period this month saw more than 220 suspected cases and two deaths recorded across 10 states,…
Last year, cholera deaths exceeded those caused by COVID-19 since early 2020, with more than 3,600 recorded from over 111,000 suspected cases, the highest…
Tick-borne relapsing fever has been confirmed in two residents of Umm al-Fahm in Haifa district after they spent some time in a cave in Sharaya area. Both have…
Health authorities have warned that cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis are on the rise in Varamin, a county located close to Tehran. At least 48 cases have been…
An epidemic of A(H3N2) influenza is underway in French Polynesia after the event was declared by health authorities in week 51, 2021. Read more
In its January 14 flu report, the ECDC has advised ‘widespread influenza activity and/or medium influenza intensity’ in Albania, Belarus, Georgia, Israel,…
Five more human avian influenza cases caused by the H5N6 virus were reported in December 2021– two in both Sichuan province (fatalities) and Guangxi autonomous…