In the past fortnight, the GPEI has reported Madagascar’s second cVDPV1 case in two weeks (in Boeni), while Nigeria logged a total of 35 cVDPV2 cases (in…
The NEA has warned that the dengue virus serotype 3 detected in two large clusters recently has not circulated in the country in the past 30 years, so ‘the…
The WHO epi update this week notes a stabilisation in new global cases and mortality, and all regions except
THE NCDC update on Lassa fever has two states accounting for around 80 percent of all suspected cases recorded this year - Edo and Ondo. Other details from the…
The widespread cholera outbreak is ongoing and the death toll continues to rise, now estimated to be exceed 3,200 from almost 90,000 suspected cases. While 31…
Cholera has sickened nearly 900 people and led to the deaths of four in the southern border municipality of Krishnanagar in Lumbini province (western Terai).…
An outbreak of cholera has been confirmed in the central province of Sofala, with at least 160 cases recorded in Caia district since August.
According to the latest WHO weekly bulletin, the outbreak of visceral leishmaniasis that was declared in January 2020 remains active in four counties - Kutui,…
A rare death due to Japanese encephalitis has been reported in Kunisaki City in the NE prefecture of Ōita on Kyushu Island. Local news sites say the fatal case…
Zika risk ‘moderate’; Dengue & chikungunya late in season
2021 is turning out to be a peak in the roughly seven year cycle of Pogosta disease, a mosquito-borne Sindbis virus (SINV) infection, and this year’s total of…
MORE THAN 41,000 suspected measles cases and 609 deaths have been registered for the year to Sept 26. The WHO weekly bulletin reports that 23 provinces,…