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Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever cases in Spain

01 Sep 2020

CCHF cases reported in the Castilla y León region, north-western Spain Read more

Ebola virus disease in Ituri, North Kivu and South Kivu, DRC declared over

02 Jul 2020

The 10th Ebola virus disease in the provinces of Ituri, North Kivu and South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been declared over Read more

Ebola virus disease (EVD): Democratic Republic of Congo- update

13 Feb 2020

World Health Organization declares that the outbreak in DRC still constitutes a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC) under the IHR (2005) Read more

Ebola virus disease (EVD): Democratic Republic of Congo- update

08 Jan 2020

New confirmed cases continue to be reported in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces Read more

Ebola virus disease (EVD): Democratic Republic of Congo- update

31 Oct 2019

The meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee for Ebola virus disease (EVD) in DRC took place on 18 October 2019 Read more

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of congo with update to Tanzania

04 Oct 2019

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak continues in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Read more

Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo and update to Uganda

30 Aug 2019

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak continues in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Read more

DRC: Ebola outbreak declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

22 Jul 2019

The meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director General under International Health Regulations took place on Wednesday 17 July 2019 Read more

Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda

25 Jun 2019

Case numbers decrease in some key areas of DRC; other areas have seen significant increases while no further cases are reported from Uganda Read more

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo

24 May 2019

A steady increase in cases is reported in the areas affected by the ongoing epidemic Read more

Ebola virus disease (EVD) In Democratic Republic of Congo

18 Feb 2019

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is continuing with moderate intensity Read more

Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo

14 Aug 2018

Update on case numbers and advice for travellers Read more

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo

18 May 2018

Update on case numbers and advice for travellers Read more

Ebola: Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - update

20 Jan 2016

Guinea and Liberia have not reported a case for over 42 days; a new Ebola case has been reported in Sierra Leone and WHO continues to stress risk of more flare-ups Read more

Recurrence of Ebola Virus disease: Liberia

26 Nov 2015

Ministry of Health, Liberia has reported a new outbreak after transmission stopped in September 2015 Read more

Recurrence of Ebola Virus Disease: Liberia

06 Jul 2015

Recurrence of Ebola Virus disease (EVD) in Liberia Read more

Travel to countries affected by Ebola

03 Jul 2015

Travel to countries affected by Ebola: Public Health England Returning Workers Scheme as of 1 July 2015 Read more

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa

09 Jan 2015

Ongoing surveillance of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

25 Sep 2020 Équateur. Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 19 September 2020, a total of 124 cases (118 confirmed and six probable) including 48 deaths have been reported in Équateur Province.

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Haemorrhagic fever

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17 Aug 2020 Salamanca. Spain

As of 13 August 2020, a fatal case of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) has been confirmed in 69 year-old resident of Salamanca who sustained a tick bite a week prior to hospital admission.

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11 Aug 2020 Koundou Lengo Bengou. Guinea

A case of Lassa fever was confirmed on 11 July 2020 by the Haemorrhagic Fever laboratory in Guéckédou.

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Haemorrhagic fever

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11 Feb 2020 Mopti. Mali

Between 5 Jan and 2 Feb 2020, a total of 14 suspected CCHF cases, including 7 deaths have been reported. Of 9 blood samples analysed, 3 tested positive for CCHF. WHO report that these cases come after over a decade of no reported outbreaks of the disease in Mali. Provision of and access to healthcare services is severely compromised in the area so the outbreak has the potential to escalate further.

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17 Sep 2019 View Countries + Angola
Namibia

As of 13 September 2019, one confirmed case of Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever was reported in Namibia. The case was from Oukwandongo village in Cunene province, Angola.

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Factsheets

Diseases transmitted by insects and ticks in Europe

14 Aug 2019

Depending on destination, travellers may be at risk of a number of different diseases spread by insects or ticks in EuropeRead more

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