Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Dengue Fever – Argentina

Health authorities in Argentina have reported a record year as far as dengue fever goes. In 2020 to date, more than 70,000 total cases, 41,754 confirmed cases and 24 deaths.

Ebola – DR Congo – New Outbreak

As the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) attempts top wind down the nearly two-year long Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the north eastern part of the country, health officials reported today on another outbreak, the country’s 11th since 1976, in the north western province of Équateur.

The Ministry of Health reports that six Ebola cases have so far been detected in Wangata, in city of Mbandaka, of which four have died and two are alive and under care. Three of these six cases have been confirmed with laboratory testing. The city of Mbandaka and its surrounding area were the site of Democratic Republic of the Congo’s 9th Ebola outbreak, which took place from May to July 2018.

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