20 Jun 2019
Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) is confirmed in Cambulo province, Lunda Notre district, Angola Read more
18 Jun 2019
The Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have published their requirements and recommendations for pilgrims and seasonal workers Read more
12 Jun 2019
A short travel health course to be held on 15-16 August in Liverpool Read more
31 May 2019
An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more
31 May 2019
Save the date- NECTM8 will be in Rotterdam, The Netherlands 3-5 June 2020 Read more
21 Jun 2019 Peru
As of 13 June 2019, a total of 548 Guillain-Barré syndrome cases have been reported since the beginning of the year. Among these cases, 313 were detected during the week 3-9 June 2019 and 78 cases during 10-16 June 2019. Due to this outbreak, the Peruvian Ministry of Health has declared a state of emergency in five regions: Junín, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima and Piura. Currently the cause is unknown, Guillain-Barré is known to be triggered by bacterial infections, respiratory viruses, enteroviruses and arboviruses such as dengue and Zika.
21 Jun 2019 Valencia. Spain
On 14 June 2019, Iceland reported four cases of chikungunya virus disease associated with travel to Alicante, Spain, between 17-31 May 2019. The four cases travelled together. To date, no cases among Spanish residents have been reported.
21 Jun 2019 Democratic Republic of the Congo
Between 1 January and 9 June 2019, a cumulative total of 106,870 suspected measles cases, including 1,815 deaths have been reported from all 26 provinces in the country. This represents the highest measles disease burden and mortality reported annually by the country since 2010. Of 3,258 cases investigated, 782 were confirmed, 2,646 were epidemiologically linked and 28 clinically compatibility.
21 Jun 2019
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As of 18 June 2019, a total of 2,190 cases (2,096 confirmed and 94 probable) have been reported, including 1,470 deaths.
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