Surveillance conducted by the CDC established a fifth consecutive year of increases in sexually transmitted infections (syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia).…
The Emirate’s second MERS case in just over 18 months has been reported, this time in a farmer from Al Ain city in Abu Dhabi region; he was known to have close…
On Nov 28 both the WHO and ECDC published summaries with more details on the Lassa fever infections contracted last month by healthcare workers in Northern…
In response to the extraordinary measles outbreak affecting Samoa, all state-owned/Public Service enterprises (excepting some essential services) and private…
Authorities are warning of the possibility of a severe dengue fever outbreak, based on fast-rising case numbers over the last month and high densities of…
Only 12 WPV1 cases were reported across Pakistan in 2018 but this year’s total is many times higher - an update from the GPEI tells of a further five polio…
Dengue fever cases reported to Dec 3 are very close to exceeding the record of 120,836 infections registered in 2015 – more than half this year have been in…
An outbreak of hepatitis A among older students at one school and on to the general community in the city of Depok (southern Jakarta metropolitan area) has…
Also from Eurosurveillance, a report on HIV in the region during 2018 revealed that heterosexual sex constituted the main mode of transmission for women and…
An article published in Eurosurveillance in October details three cases of tick-borne encephalitis contracted in or adjacent to the large forest of Tisvilde…
The worst floods in 25 years have struck seven provinces but had the greatest impact in three - North and South Ubangi and Mongala, causing a spike in cases of…
A shepherd from Ulanqab in Inner Mongolia has become the fourth person infected with the plague - in this case, the bubonic form.