17 Jan 2019
Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) is confirmed in a community in Mozambique Read more
20 Dec 2018
Information about the Annual Return for Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres in England, Wales and Northern Ireland Read more
18 Dec 2018
Vivotif® SPC updated to provide three years protection and minimum age for vaccination reduced to five years Read more
17 Dec 2018
Travel health advice for World Youth Day in Panama City, January 2019 Read more
12 Dec 2018
A review of the risk of typhoid and country-specific recommendations Read more
10 Dec 2018
An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more
22 Jan 2019 Nzoka. Tanzania
As of 17 December 2019, a total of 81 human cases of cutaneous anthrax have been reported, including four deaths. The cases originated from four different settlements in Nzoka village.The outbreak of anthrax in humans was preceded by the deaths of 16 herds of cattle since November 2018, and the community reportedly consumed and/or handled the carcasses.
22 Jan 2019 Zambezia. Mozambique
Two cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) have been reported from Molumbo District, Zambezia province.The second case is a 15-month old baby who is a community contact of the index case.
18 Jan 2019 Madagascar
From 4 October 2018 to 7 January 2019, 19,539 measles cases and 39 “facility-based” deaths have been reported by the Ministry of Public Health of Madagascar. Cases were reported from 66 of 114 total districts in all 22 regions of Madagascar. Among the 19,539 measles cases, 375 have been laboratory confirmed and 19,164 were confirmed by epidemiological link.
18 Jan 2019 Kayina. Democratic Republic of the Congo
As of 16 January 2019, 668 EVD cases (619 confirmed and 49 probable), including 410 deaths have been reported. Three new confirmed cases have been reported in Kayina, a newly affected health zone.
14 Jan 2019 Epuyén. Argentina
As of 11 January 2018, 26 cases of hantavirus have been reported in Epuyén, including nine deaths. Four regions in Argentina are endemic for Hantavirus: North (Salta, Jujuy), Centro (Buenos Aires, Santa Fe and Entre Ríos), Northeast (Misiones) and Sur (Neuquén, Río Negro and Chubut).
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