A global advisory panel has recommended the Dept of Health concentrate on polio vaccinations targeting type 2 ‘because circulating VDPV2 (cVDPV2) is highly…
A WHO Disease Outbreak News post on Sept 26 notes that the risk of yellow fever spreading from the current outbreak in Ebonyi state and adjacent to the borders…
A higher incidence of measles infections in children under 4 observed during Auckland’s outbreak has resulted in hospitalisation rates of between 35 and 40% (…
Two more circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) cases reported this week in Kayin province take the national YTD total to six, while Angola has…
A concerning spike in malaria infections has been reported from the Kerio Valley, SW of Lake Turkana. Officials with the local health department also claimed…
High levels of dengue infections are currently being reported in a line running through the states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, SW from Chennai to Coimbatore…
A year after West Nile virus was first detected in a small number of birds and horses, Germany has reported its first human WNV case (contracted via a native…
Following further investigations, public health authorities in the SE department of Alpes-Maritimes have now confirmed a total of five local cases of dengue…
A second vaccine (Janssen Pharmaceuticals) will be used to tackle the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the NE provinces: two doses are to be administered…
A research article was published on Sept 26 in Gates Open Research describes how the World Mosquito Program plan to tackle dengue fever in Far North Queensland…
The provinces of Pattani, Ranong, Tak, Phuket and Songkhla have reported the highest rates of chikungunya infections this year and health authorities are…
Autumnal weather is likely to prevent any further transmission after a single locally-acquired case of dengue fever was reported in the Barcelonès region of…