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

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Dengue Fever – Paraguay.

More than 300 dengue fever cases have been reported weekly in Paraguay in 2022 so far. To date, Paraguay has reported 630 total cases. Fifty-eight percent of cases have been reported in Central department and in Asunción.

Lassa fever – Nigeria

For the second week in a row, Nigerian health officials reported 48 confirmed Lassa fever cases in the country, bringing to total confirmed cases to 96 through January 16.

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Dengue Fever – Brazil

Health officials in Minas Gerais, Brazil are reporting 814 probable and 178 confirmed dengue fever cases through January 20. No deaths from dengue have been confirmed to date.

DR Congo

Monkeypox – Health authorities reported an additional 189 total monkeypox cases. including two deaths in the past two weeks, bringing the country total for 2021 to 3,087 cases with 83 deaths (CFR 2.7%) through December 26.

Plague – Eight additional human plague cases were reported in the DRC since the last update two weeks prior. This year through December 26, 138 suspected pneumonic plague cases including 14 deaths (CFR: 10.1%) were reported in eight health zones in Ituri province.

Polio – The World Health Organization reports two additional circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) cases, bringing the total for 2021 to 19 confirmed.

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Covid-19

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

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Lassa fever – Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 48 confirmed Lassa fever cases in the first week of 2022. This is up from 28 cases reported the last week of 2021. Two fatalities were reported, putting the case fatality rate at 4.2 percent.

Dengue Fever – Panama

One death and 21 confirmed cases of dengue were reported early in 2022 in the Metropolitan Region, according to authorities.

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Dengue Fever – Bangladesh

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) reported an additional 60 dengue fever hospitalizations over the past day, bringing the total cases for the year to 27,839. The vast majority of cases are reported from Dhaka, while some 4,523 are from outside Dhaka. The dengue death toll has reached 100 for the second time since 2000, with 92 reported in Dhaka.

Cholera – DR Congo

In South Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the chief medical officer of the Kumbi Lulenge health zone has reported a cholera outbreak that has sickened more than 30 people, killing at least 10 since the first case was reported Saturday.

Bird Flu – China

Hong Kong health authorities report monitoring a human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in a 54-year-old woman living in Zigong, Sichuan Province. The woman had exposure to deceased backyard poultry before the onset of symptoms. This is the 27th human case reported on Mainland China in the past year and the 52nd case reported since the first case was reported in 2014.

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

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Dengue Fever – Philippines

The Philippines is reporting a total of 61,170 dengue cases this year through October 23, including 216 deaths, according to data from the World Health Organization (WHO). This is 21% lower compared to the 77,859 cases reported in the same period in 2020. In 2021, 1,472,059 cases have been reported, the majority from Brazil (863,650), India (123,106), Vietnam (61,304), the Philippines (61,170) and Peru (41,379).

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Covid-19

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

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Dengue Fever – India

India recorded some 5,600 dengue fever cases in November, bringing the tally to 7,128 year to date, the most in the national capital in a year since 2015. Nearly 1,850 new cases have been logged in the past week alone.

Legionnaires Disease – Netherlands

A Legionella outbreak reported in the town of Schijndel, Brabant province in the southern Netherlands has resulted in more than ten illnesses, many requiring hospitalization, and one fatality.

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

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Bird Flu – Norway

The Norwegian Veterinary Institute has today detected bird flu (H5) virus in a herd of 7,500 laying hens in Rogaland. This is the first time that bird flu has been detected in a commercial poultry herd in Norway.

Cholera – Nigeria

Nigerian health authorities reported 78 additional suspected cholera cases from six states the week ending November 7, bringing the total cases for the year to 100,057. Four additional fatalities were reported–taking the total deaths to 3,449.

Dengue Fever – India

Officials in Delhi, India report some 2,570 dengue fever cases in the past week, bringing the total cases in the national capital to 5,277, more than double the previous tally. This is the highest number of dengue cases in Delhi since 2015.

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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) now reports 11 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases ( eight confirmed and 3 probable) in the 13th EVD outbreak reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The outbreak in DRC’s North Kivu province has also accounted for six fatalities.

India – Dengue Fever

Delhi dengue tally rises to 2,708; death toll reaches 9 The cases of dengue in Delhi continue to rise as the city added 1,171 infections in the past week.

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Measles – Pakistan

Health officials in Shangla District in the Malakand Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province report a measles outbreak affecting more than 400.

Cholera – Mozambique

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports a new cholera outbreak in Mozambique in Southeastern Africa. On 28 September 2021, the WHO was notified about a Cholera outbreak in some communities of Caia District. By 19 October 2021, 191 cases were recorded with no deaths. 8 cases were confirmed.

Dengue Fever – Pakistan

Health officials in Punjab province report an additional 493 dengue fever cases yesterday, bringing the province total to 14,510.

India – Foot and Mouth Disease

Eight Tibetan families and one Ladakhi family in Duchik, Ladakh have suffered huge losses to their livelihood as their livestock, over 1000 sheep, have died due to the infectious disease called the foot-and-mouth-disease (FMD), also known as the Serotype O.

India – Dengue Fever

The dengue tally of the city of Lucknow crossed 1,100 mark on Wednesday with 19 more cases of vector-borne disease coming to the fore in the past 24 hours.

India – Zika virus

Twenty-five people, including six Indian Air Force personnel, on Wednesday tested positive for Zika virus here, pushing the number of infected persons to 36 in the district of Kanpur.

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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.

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Covid-19

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

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Legionnaires Disease – Oregon, USA

Washington County Public Health is investigating six cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the Murrayhill area of Beaverton. The cases were reported within the last week in people who live within two miles of Murray Boulevard and Scholls Ferry Road. The people range in age from late 40s to early 80s.

Dengue Fever – Most Cases

Through September this year, over 1.3 million dengue fever cases have been reported worldwide. Brazil has seen the most with more than 845,000 cases, which is not unusual as the country routinely report over 1 million, sometime more than 2 million dengue cases annually.

Following Brazil in the first nine months of the year is India with 60,112. Additionally, during the past month, India has reported the most cases on the globe with 46,068.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Ebola – DR Congo

One new confirmed Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case in the health area of Butsili was reported on Oct. 22. This brings the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s 13th EVD outbreak totals to six confirmed cases, including three deaths.

Dengue Fever – Pakistan

Pakistan reported 463 new dengue fever cases today, of which, 365 cases were reported in the capital city of Lahore. This puts the dengue total over the 10,000 case mark (10,258) with nearly 70 percent of the total cases reported from Lahore. An additional two fatalities reported.

Anthrax – India

A suspected anthrax outbreak has sickened six people, killing one in Tukum village, Koraput district in Odisha state. According to officials, the members of a tribe of Tukum had organized a feast where they consumed the meat about 10 days ago.

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

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Dengue Fever – Pakistan

In a follow-up on the dengue outbreak in Pakistan, health officials in Punjab province in eastern Pakistan report dengue fever cases are rising at an alarming rate. Today, provincial officials reported another 508 cases, with most of the cases reported from the capital city of Lahore. This brings the total to more than 5,700 province-wide this year. The death toll due to dengue rose by 18.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Dengue Fever – Peru

The Peru Minister of Health, Hernando Cevallos, announced Sunday the declaration of a health emergency in 15 regions of Peru due to an outbreak and imminent risk of a dengue outbreak. 36,200 cases of dengue were registered in 2021 to date, presenting an increase of 42.6 percent compared to the same period in 2020.

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Covid-19

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

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Hepatitis A – Noway

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health has reported an outbreak of hepatitis A. So far, infection has been detected in ten people living in several counties. In addition, two more people are suspected of belonging to the outbreak. The source of the outbreak remains unknown.

Dengue Fever – Bangladesh

At least 208 patients were hospitalized in 24 hours preceding 8:00 am today, of whom 35 are from outside Dhaka, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). With the new cases, a total of 1,347 people were diagnosed during this month out of a total 19,544 infected.