Disease

Covid-19

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

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Cholera – Nepal

The Nepal Ministry of Health and Population reports a cholera outbreak in Krishnanagar Municipality in Kapilvastu in the western terai part of Nepal. So far, 885 people have been infected with the diarrheal disease.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Ebola – DR Congo

In a follow-up on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), three additional cases were confirmed, including one death, bringing the outbreak total to 5 confirmed cases with 3 deaths.

Disease

Covid-19

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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Yellow Fever – Venezuela

On 1 October 2021, the IHR National Focal Point (NFP) for Venezuela reported seven confirmed human cases of yellow fever which were investigated between 23 and 24 September 2021. Additionally, between 11 August and 1 October 2021, 10 epizootics among non-human primates (NHP) were reported positive in Venezuela as part of the routine national surveillance.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Ebola – DR Congo

The health zone of the city of Beni (North Kivu) recorded a second case that tested positive for Ebola virus disease (EVD) on Wednesday, October 13, 2021.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Schistosomiasis – Kenya

Some 200 children in Boni forest, Garissa County, Kenya have been stricken by an outbreak of schistosomiasis, aka bilharzia and diarrhea due to drinking contaminated water, according to a report in The Star. The affected children are from Kiangwe, Mangai, Milimani and Basuba villages inside the dense Boni forest.

Leishmaniasis – Panama

According to the Panama Ministry of Health, 22 leishmaniasis cases were reported, including adults and children in the province of Bocas del Toro in the north eastern part of the country. Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease spread by the bite of the female sandfly.

Malaria – Niger

Since the beginning of the year, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports 2,297,488 confirmed malaria cases through routine surveillance in Niger through September 19. Of this total, 2,124 deaths were recorded (CFR 0.1%).

Meningitis – DR Congo

In a follow-up on the meningitis outbreak in Panga, Banalia territory in the Kisangani district of Tshopo Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as of October 4, 2021, 1,470 cases have been reported including 192 deaths (CFR= 13.1%).

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.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Psittacosis – China

Chinese authorities are reporting an outbreak of psittacosis, aka parrot fever, in Lishui City, Zhejiang Province. Since the first cases were reported one month ago, seven total cases have been reported. A total of seven cases have been reported, including one individual still hospitalized and one fatality.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Syphilis – Japan

Japanese health officials reported an additional 919 syphilis cases since our last report about one month ago. As of September 29, the Japan National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID) reported 5,248 total syphilis cases since the beginning of the year.

Ebola – DR Congo

The Minister of Health, in a statement made on Friday, October 8, 2021, announced the resurgence of the Ebola epidemic in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with a new case reported in North Kivu province.

Disease

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.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Cholera – DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been experiencing a cholera outbreak since the beginning of this year. From January to September 12, a total of 4 671 suspected cases of cholera, including 91 deaths (Case Fatality Ratio (CFR) = 2.0%), were reported.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Dengue Fever – India

Health officials in Delhi are reporting an increase in dengue fever this year. A total of 341 dengue cases have been recorded this season to date, including 217 in September (63 percent of the years total). This is up from 266 cases reported over the same period last year.