Disease

Covid-19

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

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Yellow Fever – Ivory Coast

Five cases of yellow fever have been reported from Côte d’Ivoire on 13 September 2021. Yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic fever. Symptoms of yellow fever (fever, chills, headache, backache, and muscle aches) develop 3-6 days after infection. About 15% of people infected with yellow fever virus will develop severe illness that can lead to liver disease, bleeding, shock, organ failure, yellowing skin (jaundice), and sometimes death.

Monkeypox – DR Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported 69 additional suspected monkeypox cases in the past month in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), bringing the cumulative total since the beginning of the year to 8,849. In addition, three more deaths were recorded, bringing the monkeypox death to for 2021 to 69.

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