09 May 2017
An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more
03 May 2017
NaTHNaC has reviewed and updated the tick-borne encephalitis country specific information in order to provide up-to-date recommendations for travellers and travel health professionals Read more
22 May 2017 Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
As 8 May 2017, an outbreak involving 34 cases has been reported in the capital district, Abijan, since 22 April 2017.
22 May 2017
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Rio de Janeiro
As of 18 May 2017, a total 758 confirmed cases have been reported across the states of Minas Gerais (482), Espirito Santo (236), Sao Paolo (20), Rio de Janeiro (14), Para (4), Tocantins (1), and Goiás (1) this year. In addition, suspected cases are being investigated in the states of Amapá, Bahia, Distrito Federal, Maranhão, Mato Grosso do Sul, Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondônia, and Santa Catarina. Deaths (264) have been confirmed in Minas Gerais (164), Espirito Santo (80), Sao Paolo (10), Rio de Janeiro (5), Para (4), and Goiás (1).
22 May 2017 Niger
As of 23 April 2017, a total of 2,423 cases (762 confirmed) with 148 deaths have been reported since January 2017. The south-western regions are worst affected.
22 May 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo
As of 19 May 2017, a total of 34 suspected cases with four deaths have been reported in Likati Health Zone. Five different clusters within Likati are currently being investigated. Samples from two cases have been confirmed as Zaire Ebola virus.
19 May 2017
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As of 17 May 2017, a 58-year old Dutch resident was diagnosed with Human African Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping sickness) upon return from a trip to Tanzania in May 2017, which included visits to the north-western part of the Serengeti National Park. Further information on Human African Trypanosomiasis.
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