14 Mar 2019
A new short course to be held on 19-20 June in London Read more
12 Mar 2019
The World Health Organization has granted Uzbekistan and Paraguay certification of malaria elimination Read more
05 Mar 2019
An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more
22 Feb 2019
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) launches new online programme in Travel Health jointly developed with National Travel Health Network and Centre Read more
21 Feb 2019
A small number of Legionnaires’ disease cases have been reported in travellers who recently visited Goa in India Read more
18 Feb 2019
The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is continuing with moderate intensity Read more
21 Mar 2019 Sweden
Since November 2018, sixty cases of psittacocis have been reported in cases who have mostly been in contact with wild birds, a smaller number are believed to have been infected by domestic parrots.
21 Mar 2019 Venezuela
In Venezuela, the diphtheria outbreak that began in July 2016 remains ongoing. Since the beginning of the outbreak until 24 February 2019, a total of 2726 suspected cases were reported; of these, 1612 were confirmed.
21 Mar 2019 Haiti
As of 24 February 2019, 25 cases of diphtheria (21 probable, four confirmed) were reported in 2019. Since 2014, 808 probable cases and 270 confirmed cases have been reported.
21 Mar 2019 Democratic Republic of the Congo
As of 20 March 2019, 980 cases (915 confirmed and 65 probable) have been reported, including 610 deaths. One new health zone, Bunia has been affected, with one case who died.
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