The latest WHO epi update has Europe’s new COVID-19 cases declining by 15 percent over the past week, while the largest increase was recorded in the Western…
Dengue fever cases rose sharply across the country last year, climbing to levels last seen in 2017. Seventeen regions were affected throughout 2020 and more…
A single cVDPV2 infection in Sindh province was reported to the GPEI last week, while the four cases that Sudan recorded were detected in the states of Kassala…
Yellow fever has killed 112 people since September last year in the central state of Benue and authorities fear that the outbreak in one of the affected local…
More on the health outcomes resulting from the devastation caused by Cyclone Yasa, with an update revealing that 10 typhoid fever cases had been confirmed on…
National health authorities are seeking to verify reports of illness in upwards of 200 people (and numerous deaths) in the gold mining centre of Bikenge in…
More on mosquito-borne infections, with SA Health advising that Murray Valley Encephalitis (MVEV) and Kunjin viruses (KUN) were both detected recently during…
South Africa is experiencing a major surge in COVID-19 cases following the end-of-year holidays and remains the hardest-hit across the African continent, while…
Pakistan recorded one WPV1 case in Balochistan province to the GPEI last week, while in news on cVDPV2 in Africa, Chad’s single case in Mandoul took its 2020…
Confirmation that cholera has spread to a sixth district in the northern province of Cabo Delgado after 11 cases, and including one death, were reported in…
Dengue fever cases in the Pacific coastal state of Jalisco were down by around half in 2020 compared to 2019’s record year, but they were still the highest…
Influenza activity across the globe remains low, however in its Jan 4 update, the WHO did note that notifications of predominately influenza A(H3N2) were still…