Four more measles were reported between Jan 31 and Feb 5 taking the total of confirmed and suspected cases to 656. Ongoing transmission is occurring on the…
ProMED this week published a report on a Japanese encephalitis (JEV) infection in a 14yo Belgian girl who had travelled to Khao Lak in Phang Nga province on…
This year the Ministry of Health has reported on 20 MERS cases from across the kingdom, including what is thought to be a cluster of six among healthcare…
A change in the dominant dengue serotype circulating in the departments of Loreto, San Martín and Madre de Dios and a sharp increase in cases in the same…
The Feb 9 WHO weekly bulletin summarised the troubling Lassa virus situation as cases continue to increase in an ‘unprecedented manner’ and four states with no…
The virus that causes Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is known to have been circulating in Mali over the last 10 years, but no active cases were…
Updates on four different outbreaks that have persisted since last year are listed in the Feb 9 WHO weekly bulletin and they include the counties that are…
In the week to Feb 2, nine countries reported high or very high levels of influenza activity and flu-like illnesses were widespread across the region. Almost…
A review of the current Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak undertaken by the WHO has Beni health zone as the current hotspot but there are indications that ‘…
Suspected dengue fever cases increased from the six reported in December to 11 in January and all but four of the 137 confirmed and probable cases registered…
Coupled with the re-designation of the nCoV-2019 illness as COVID-19, has been the naming of the virus which causes it, a sister virus of SARS-CoV. The…
More districts are now reporting measles cases as the outbreak moves into its second year – new weekly cases (suspected) rose by over 900 and five more…