Disease

COVID-19

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

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

The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health reported a laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection in a 51-year-old male in Riyadh City. This is the first reported case in some months.

Yellow Fever – Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports a fresh outbreak of yellow fever in two states. On the 2nd and 3rd of November 2020, NCDC was notified by the State Ministries of Health of Delta and Enugu States respectively, of cases presenting with symptoms indicative of a viral haemorrhagic fever. Most cases presented with fever, headache, fatigue, jaundice vomiting (with or without blood) among others. As at the 6th of November 2020, three samples from Delta and one sample from Enugu tested positive for yellow fever.

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