Chikungunya – Ethiopia

In update on the chikungunya outbreak in Ethiopia, officials report an additional 3618 new suspect cases during the past week from neighborhoods in the Dire Dawa City. This is a slight decrease in cases compared to recent weeks. To date, 46,326 chikungunya cases have been reported since the end of July.

Monkeypox – Cameroon

Health officials have reported a confirmed case of monkeypox in the Ekondo-Titi health district in South-west region of Cameroon last week. Supportive measures for case management have been put in place and community-based surveillance has been stepped up in the region. The region and the country is also experiencing outbreaks of cholera and measles.

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