Disease

Covid-19

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

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Chikungunya – Brazil

According to the latest data published by the Pan American Health Organization , cases of chikungunya increased by 32% in Brazil in comparison between 2020 and 2021. Through November 27 of this year, 127,487 total cases of the disease caused by a virus and transmitted by the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Measles – Sierra Leone

On Friday, the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) declared a measles outbreak in Kambia District. There have been a total of three confirmed cases from a cluster of suspected cases in Bamoi Luma in the district.

Yellow Fever – Ghana

The Ghana Health Services (GHS) reported Friday that they have received interim laboratory results of an unusual disease from the Savannah Region that has led to the deaths of eight people. Yellow fever is suspected and samples have been sent out for confirmatory testing.

West Nile Virus – Arizona, USA

In a follow-up on the record West Nile virus (WNV) outbreak in Arizona this year, state health officials now report 763 total cases (275 confirmed and 488 probable) through Oct. 27. This is up from 55 total cases two weeks ago and by far the most in the United States.

Dengue Fever – Bangladesh

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in Dhaka report 130 additional dengue fever cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total since the beginning of the year to 23,357. Of the total, about 20,000 of the cases were reported from Dhaka. 89 fatalities have been reported to date.

Chikungunya – Americas

 

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reports 122,203 chikungunya cases year to date in the Americas. This compares with 103,000 total cases reported in all of 2020. Brazil accounted for more than 97 percent of the total with 119,019 cases, including 57,221 confirmed cases. This is followed by Guatemala with 1,091 cases and Belize with 737. Eight fatalities were reported in the region, all in Brazil.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Chikungunya – Brazil

Pernambuco State Health Department (SES-PE) is reporting a significant increase in the number chikungunya cases during the first seven months of 2021. As of July 30, 9,378 chikungunya cases have been confirmed, compared to 1,648 confirmed cases in 2020. Health officials have also reported 6,926 cases of dengue fever for the same period.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever – Russia

According to data from regional department of Rospotrebnadzor, fourteen patients have been diagnosed with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in Stavropol, in southwestern Russia. The cases have been laboratory confirmed.

Chikungunya – Brazil

Health authorities in São Paulo state, Brazil are reporting a dramatic increase in chikungunya cases during the first six months of 2021. In less than 6 months, there were 7,600 recorded cases of the mosquitoborne illness, compared to only 254 cases in the whole year of 2020.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Chikungunya – Brazil

From the beginning of the year through May 8, Brazilian health officials have recorded 25,807 total chikungunya cases.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Malaria – Uganda

The Uganda Ministry of Health is reporting a 42 percent increase in malaria cases in the past year (2019/2020), according to a report in the Daily Monitor. Dr Joyce Moriku Kaducu said malaria cases went from 10,483,412 cases in 2018/19 to 14,904,773 in 2019/20 , linking the surge to heavy rains.

Chikungunya – DR Congo

Officials in the Kenge health zone, Kwango province in southwest Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are reporting 227 suspected Chikungunya cases in recent weeks.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Chikungunya – Sudan

In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in West Darfur, Sudan, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reports today that 248 people in West Darfur were diagnosed with chikungunya, with one related death reported. This is up from 45 confirmed cases a little over one week ago.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Chikungunya – Thailand

Thailand health officials reported an additional 600-plus chikungunya cases in the past week, putting the total so far in 2020 to 10,101 in 72 provinces. No deaths have been recorded.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Chikungunya – Chad

From July through 20 September 2020, a total of 27 540 cases were reported in three provinces, distributed as follows: 24 302 cases in the health district of Abéché, 3237 cases in the health district of Biltine, and one case in the health district of Abdi. One death has been reported to date in district of Abéché.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Chikungunya – Thailand

Officials with Thailand’s Epidemiology department reported an additional 685 chikungunya cases in the past week. This brings the country’s total to 8,363 cases through Sept 5 from 70 of the 77 Thai provinces. No deaths have been reported.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Chikungunya – Chad

Cases of chikungunya have been rising rapidly in Chad in the past weeks, suggesting a heavy vector load in the city of Abéché, the most affected area of the country. In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Chad, the World Health Organization (WHO) is reporting a total of 10,631 cases as of August 31.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Ebola – DR Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) African regional office reported two additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases Saturday in in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, bringing the the total to 109 cases (103 confirmed and six probable) including 47 deaths (case fatality ratio 43.1%).

Chikungunya – Chad

UN health officials are reporting a chikungunya outbreak in Chad, in north-central Africa. Between August 14 and 26, 6,163 cases.

Salmonella – Ukraine

Ukraine health officials reported recently that during the first eight months of 2020, the country has seen 16 salmonella outbreaks. In total, 2402 salmonella cases have been reported.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Polio – Yemen

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) announced that a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) outbreak has been declared in Yemen. Fifteen cVDPV1 cases were reported this week.

Chikungunya – Thailand

The Thailand Bureau of Epidemiology reported an additional 775 chikungunya cases in the past week, bringing the country total to 6,888 since the beginning of the year in 68 provinces. No fatalities have been reported.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Dengue Fever – Peru

In 2020, Paraguay has reported 220,050 dengue fever cases and 73 deaths, the highest number of cases in its history.

Chikungunya – Thailand

The number of chikungunya cases in Thailand has risen to 6113, an increase of some 400 in the past week.

Polio – Sudan

The Sudanese Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of poliomyelitis on Aug. 9 after the confirmation of two vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) in South Darfur.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Chikungunya – Cambodia

The Minister of Health in Cambodia, Professor Mam Bunheng (computer translated) is calling on the public and local authorities to do what’s needed to eradicate the “tiger mosquito” in light of the chikungunya fever outbreak which is steadily increasing in the country. According to the Ministry of Health, as of August 6, the Ministry has identified a total of 2,047 suspected cases of chikungunya in 15 provinces.