20 Oct 2020
Advice for travellers from the UK on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 outbreak Read more
08 Oct 2020
A staged approach to ease current restrictions is planned Read more
20 Oct 2020 Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
As of 4 October 2020, four cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) were reported; one each in Gbokle-Nawa-San-Pedro, Loh-Djiboua, Poro-Tchologo-Bagoue and Tonkpi provinces. The total number of cVDPV2 cases reported in 2020 is 33.
20 Oct 2020 Burkina Faso
On 14 October 2020, it was confirmed that a 2 year-old child previously vaccinated for yellow fever was confirmed by PRNT at the IP Dakar lab. She was suspected to have YF on the 21 March 2020 after she presented with symptoms of fever and jaundice on the 14 and 17 March 2020, respectively.
20 Oct 2020 Nigeria
As of 11 October 2020, a total of five new confirmed cases of Lassa fever with one death were reported from three states - Ondo (three cases with one death), Edo (one case), and Ebonyi (one case) in week ending 11 October 2020. So far this year, a total of 1,117 cases (1,103 confirmed and 14 probable) with 242 deaths have been reported from 129 Local Government Areas across 27 states in Nigeria.
20 Oct 2020 Nigeria
As of 2 October 2020, there were 18 suspected cases reported from 16 LGA in 12 states. Between week 1 and 40 in 2020, a total of 1,843 suspected cases including 12 presumptive positive cases and 5 confirmed cases were reported. No deaths reported.
20 Oct 2020 Mali
As of 4 October 2020, a total of 134 suspected cases have been reported including 4 confirmed cases and 1 death.
20 Oct 2020 Singapore
As of 19 October 2020, the cumulative number of dengue cases for this year stands at more than 32,000. The weekly number of dengue cases remain at more than four times the number of cases seen in the corresponding period averaged over the last three years.
20 Oct 2020 Martinique
In Martinique, between 4 November 2019 and as of 10 October 2020, 24,700 suspected dengue cases have been reported, including 17 severe cases and eleven deaths. This is the largest outbreak reported on the island in the last decade.
19 Oct 2020 Sudan + West Darfur (Gharb Darfur)
As of 6 October 2020, a state of emergency has been declared after 45 cases of Chikungunya (out of a total of 52 suspected cases) were confirmed.
16 Oct 2020 Democratic Republic of the Congo + Équateur
As of 26 September 2020, a total of 128 cases (118 confirmed and six probable) including 53 deaths have been reported in Équateur Province.
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