04 Oct 2021
Government guidance on how to demonstrate your COVID-19 status for travel Read more
01 Oct 2021
On 1 October 2021 PHE officially becomes the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) Read more
21 Sep 2021
Volcanic eruptions can cause widespread damage, disruption and pose multiple health threats Read more
02 Sep 2021
Further laboratory tests from a patient suspected of having Ebola virus disease have found no evidence of the virus Read more
18 Oct 2021 United States + Texas
As of 18 October 2021, a case of Chagas disease has been confirmed in a 41 year old male ranch worker with no history of travel. Chagas disease is endemic in Latin America, but locally acquired cases are rare in the US.
15 Oct 2021 Democratic Republic of the Congo + North Kivu
Two cases of Ebola virus disease have been reported in North Kivu from 8 to 14 October 2021.
13 Oct 2021 Venezuela + Maturin
As of 6 October 2021, a total of seven human cases have been laboratory confirmed. To date no deaths have been reported.
12 Oct 2021 United States
As of 8 October 2021, an outbreak of Salmonella Thompson infections has been reported with 102 cases from 14 states. The outbreak is linked to seafood distributed by Northeast Seafood Products of Denver, Colorado.
12 Oct 2021 Democratic Republic of the Congo + Tshopo
An outbreak of meningococcal meningitis serogroup W had been reported in the Banalia health zone, Tshopo Province (NE). As of 6 October 2021 a total of 1,610 suspected cases have been reported, including 194 deaths.
11 Oct 2021 Ukraine + Rivne Oblast
On 7 October 2021, a case of acute flaccid paralysis, caused by vaccine derived poliovirus type 2, was reported in a child in Rivne Oblast.
11 Oct 2021
As of 7 October 2021, a total of 10 confirmed epizootics of non-human primates (araguato monkeys) have been reported in Venezuela: 7 in Monagas and 3 in Anzoategui.
04 Oct 2021 Nigeria
On 1 October 2021, the World Health Organization reported that from 1 January to 31 August 2021, a total of 1,312 suspected yellow fever cases were reported in 367 Local Government Areas across 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory.
29 Sep 2021
As of 22 September 2021, a total of 4,907 cases including 153 deaths have been reported. Six regions out of eight have reported cases so far (Tahoua, Niamey, Tillaberi, Dosso, Maradi and Zinder). The rainy season is ongoing causing floods that contribute to the spread of the outbreak.
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