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Hepatitis E – Namibia

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 01:37:00 GMT

During the week ending on 13 October 2017, the first identified case was admitted to a public hospital in Windhoek district, with signs and symptoms of hepatitis E. During the week ending on 8 January 2018, a total of 237 probable and confirmed cases have been seen at various health facilities in Windhoek district with the same signs and symptoms. All suspected patients tested negative for hepatitis A, B, and C. A total of 41 of the 237 cases were sent for further testing, and on 8 January 2018, the results showed 21 were IgM positive for hepatitis E. On 19 November 2017, there was one confirmed deceased case, a 26 year-old female, and four days prior to her death she had delivered a baby. The status of the baby is unknown. The majority of the cases were from Windhoek district, Khomas region.



Cholera – United Republic of Tanzania

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:45:00 GMT

Disease news outbreak for Cholera in the United Republic of Tanzania



Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Malaysia

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT

Disease News Outbreak on Middle East coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Malaysia.



Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – United Arab Emirates

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 23:00:00 GMT

On 11 December 2017, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported one additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection.

Detailed information concerning the cases reported can be found in a separate document (see link below).



Outbreak of Salmonella Agona infections linked to internationally distributed infant formula – France

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 01:00:00 GMT

Disease outbreak news for an outbreak of Salmonella Agona infections linked to internationally distributed infant formula in France



Yellow fever – Nigeria

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 01:00:00 GMT

Disease outbreak news for yellow fever in Nigeria



Diphtheria – Yemen

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 01:00:00 GMT

Disease outbreak news for diphtheria in yemen



Monkeypox – Nigeria

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 01:00:00 GMT

Disease outbreak news for monkeypox in Nigeria



Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 01:07:00 GMT

Disease outbreak news for MERS-CoV in Saudi Arabia



Diphtheria – Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 01:00:00 GMT

Disease Outbreak News for Diphtheria in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh



Cholera – Kenya

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 05:44:00 GMT

Disease news outbreak for cholera in Kenya.



Cholera – Zambia

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:50:00 GMT

Disease news outbreak for cholera in Zambia.



Plague – Madagascar

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 01:16:00 GMT

Disease Outbreak News Plague Madagascar



Yellow fever – Brazil

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 01:10:00 GMT

Yellow fever in Brazil, 24 November 2017



Marburg virus disease – Uganda and Kenya

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:41:00 GMT

Disease Outbreak News Uganda Kenya Marburg virus disease



Plague – Madagascar

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:16:00 GMT

Plague Madagascar DON



Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Oman

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 01:00:00 GMT

Disease Outbreak News for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in Oman



Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 11:07:00 GMT

Update on MERS CoV in Saudi Arabia, 7 November 2017



Marburg virus disease – Uganda and Kenya

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 09:41:00 GMT

Update on Marburg virus disease outbreak in Uganda and Kenya, 7 November 2017



Dengue fever – Burkina Faso

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 14:44:00 GMT

Burkina Faso has been experiencing an epidemic of dengue fever since week 31 of 2017 (week ending on 6 August). WHO officially declared the outbreak on 28 September 2017.