18 Feb 2019
The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is continuing with moderate intensity Read more
14 Feb 2019
Travel health advice for the World Scouting Jamboree in West Virginia USA, July 2019 Read more
11 Feb 2019
Important notice to all YFVC in England, Wales and Northern Ireland Read more
05 Feb 2019
Updated Japanese encephalitis risk and country specific recommendations Read more
04 Feb 2019
A report of falsified rabies vaccine circulating in the Philippines Read more
31 Jan 2019
Public Health England (PHE) Advisory Committee on Malaria Prevention (ACMP) has published updated malaria guidelines Read more
24 Jan 2019
The Annual Return for YFVC in England, Wales and Northern Ireland is OPEN Read more
19 Feb 2019
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An outbreak of Chikungunya disease was notified to WHO by the Republic of Congo on 9 January 2019. The first cases were identified on 7 January 2019, with symptom onset on 3 January 2019. As of 13 February 2019, there have been a total of 1691 suspected cases, of which 12 have been laboratory confirmed in two departments, Kouilou and Pool.
19 Feb 2019 Lusaka. Zambia
As of 13 February 2019, a total of four confirmed cholera cases were reported from the Lusaka district. The index case presented at the hospital on 29 January 2019. No deaths have been reported.
19 Feb 2019 Nouakchott. Mauritania
A 32-year-old male from Nouakchott with onset of symptoms on 6 February 2019 was confirmed by serology testing for Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever on 11 February 2019 after the presentation of clinical signs and symptoms indicative of the disease at the National Hospital. He had reportedly slaughtered a sheep ten days prior to symptom onset.
19 Feb 2019 Nigeria
Since the beginning of the outbreak in September 2017, 311 suspected cases and 7 deaths have been reported in 26 states. Of these, 132 were confirmed in 17 states. Six cases, of which three confirmed, were reported in January 2019.
19 Feb 2019 Democratic Republic of the Congo
The cholera outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo is ongoing since 2015. From 1 January through 27 January 2019, 927 suspected cases and 32 deaths were reported in 16 out of 27 health zones. The city of Lubumbashi remains the epicenter of the outbreak with nine out of 11 affected health zones affected and 815 suspected cases reported.
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