17 Oct 2018
The first cases of Zika virus are reported from Rajasthan, India Read more
03 Oct 2018
Two cases of cVDPV have been reported from Zinder province, Niger Read more
20 Sep 2018
NaTHNaC has reviewed and updated the tuberculosis (TB) country specific information in order to provide up-to-date recommendations for travellers and travel hea Read more
13 Sep 2018
Save the date - Saturday 9 February 2019 Read more
10 Sep 2018
An outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever has been reported in Pakistan Read more
13 Nov 2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo
As of 10 November 2018, 329 Ebola virus disease cases (294 confirmed and 35 probable), including 205 deaths (170 confirmed and 35 probable), have been reported. Three new health zones have reported confirmed cases during the reporting week: Mutwanga Health Zone close to Uganda border confirmed one new case on 7 November 2018 while Kyondo Health Zone close to Butembo reported one confirmed case on 8 November 2018. Musienene Health Zone (which had a probable case previously) reported aconfirmed EVD case on 9 November 2018.
12 Nov 2018
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In November 2018, a UK resident died after becoming infected with rabies following a cat bite during a visit to Morocco.
12 Nov 2018 Ngamiland District. Botswana
As of 8 November 2018, an outbreak of rabies affecting livestock has been reported in Ngamiland District. Cases are normally detected in dogs, however livestock such as cattle, goats and donkeys have been affected.
01 Nov 2018 Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region. Ethiopia
From 21 August through 26 October 2018, a total of 38 cases (33 suspected and 5 confirmed), including 11 deaths were reported from South Nation, Nationalities and Peoples (SNNP) Region of southwest Ethiopia neighbouring South Sudan and Kenya. Of 21 samples sent for testing, preliminary results showed five cases positive for yellow fever.
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