02 Sep 2021
Further laboratory tests from a patient suspected of having Ebola virus disease have found no evidence of the virus Read more
23 Aug 2021
An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more
19 Aug 2021
Government guidance on how to demonstrate your COVID-19 status for travel Read more
17 Sep 2021 Guinea
On 15 September 2021, Guinea declared the end of the Marburg Virus Disease outbreak. The virus was confirmed on 9 August 2021, marking the first time the disease emerged in the country and in West Africa.
15 Sep 2021
Federal Capital Territory
Since the beginning of 2021, 79 suspected cases of monkeypox including 23 confirmed, have been reported from eight states including Bayelsa, Delta, Edo, FCT, Lagos, Niger, Ogun and Rivers. No associated deaths have been reported. As compared to July 2021 when four suspected cases were reported, Nigeria has seen a 50% increase in August 2021. Niger and Ogun states reported their first cases since 2017.
15 Sep 2021 Democratic Republic of the Congo + Kisangani
As of 11 September 2021, 330 cases of Neisseria meningitidis have been reported, including 151 deaths. Eight samples out of 29 collected overall have been confirmed for Neisseria meningitis serogroup W.
10 Sep 2021 Mauritania + Trarza
As of 2 September 2021, two environmental samples have tested positive for circulating vaccine derived polio type 2 (cVDPV2). The virus detected is linked to the Jigawa outbreak in Nigeria.
09 Sep 2021 Madagascar + Itasy
As of 3 September 2021, a total of 30 suspected cases of pulmonary plague including 12 confirmed and 7 deaths are reported in the Arivonimamo health district, Itasy region.
09 Sep 2021 China + Guangxi
On 8 September 2021, a case of avian influenza (H5N6) has been confirmed in Guangxi. From 2014 to date 42 human cases have been reported in China.
02 Sep 2021 Cameroon
Between 1 January and 4 July 2021, 905 suspected cases of yellow fever infection, with 13 associated deaths, have been reported in Cameroon.
01 Sep 2021 Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) + Abidjan
As of 31 August 2021, the government of Côte d'Ivoire has informed WHO that a second laboratory has tested samples from a patient suspected of having Ebola (as reported on 16 August 2021), and found no evidence of the virus. WHO now considers that the patient did not have Ebola virus.
23 Aug 2021 India + Haryana
On 21 July 2021, a case of avian influenza (H5N1) was confirmed in a boy with a recently diagnosed underlying illness, which required immunosuppressive treatment. He died on 12 July 2021. The source of the infection is unknown. This is the first reported case of human infection in India.
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