A rare food-borne infection reported in a post on Sweden last week has also been responsible for 18 cases ‘from all over Denmark’ since March.
According to the latest WHO weekly bulletin, ‘multiple outbreaks of epidemic-prone diseases continue, mainly measles, cholera, EVD, poliomyelitis, yellow fever…
A comprehensive campaign has been put in place to limit the spread of dengue fever with the current total sitting at 40 (37 from Rarotonga, 3 from Aitutaki). A…
On a national level, the number of probable dengue infections this year has risen by more than 300% compared with the same 3-month period in 2018, with over…
Latest data on mumps notifications reveal the count already double the 2018 total with 1,015 cases to week 17 – over 650 were in the 15 to 24 years age group.…
Malawi is 1 of 3 African countries launching a pilot campaign to administer the malaria vaccine, RTS,S, to children up to two years of age. Kenya and Ghana are…
A Western Pacific Region dengue fever update issued by the WHO on Apr 25 shows a marked rise in cases (up 3.4 times) when compared to the same period in 2018.…
Over 200 dengue fever cases have been reported this year (to Apr 16) – most recently from the capital, Port Vila and Luganville (on Espiritu Santo).
A resident of east Hawai’i has been revealed as the third case of angiostrongyliasis (or rat lungworm disease) in 2019.
Updated information on diphtheria from the Dept. of Disease Control reveals there have been two deaths among the nine diphtheria cases reported from six…
Consumption of fresh Iranian dates is the common denominator among 8 confirmed (and one suspected) hepatitis A cases across seven counties over the past two…
The week 15 WHO Western Pacific region and global flu updates report that the Republic of Korea’s ‘influenza activity continued to increase with influenza B…