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Covid-19

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

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Cholera – Lebanon

The Lebanese Ministry of Health announced the registration of the first cholera case in the country in nearly 30 years.

Cholera – Malawi

A total of 22 districts have reported Cholera cases since the confirmation of the first case in March 2022 in Machinga district. As of October 5, the cumulative confirmed cases and deaths reported since the onset of the outbreak is 3,960 and 111 respectively, with Case Fatality Rate at 2.8%.

Rift Valley Fever – Mauritania

In a follow-up on the human Rift Valley fever (RVF) situation in the African country of Mauritania, the country’s health ministry reported four additional human cases and one more fatality. This brings the number of cases reported to 32 and 17 deaths caused by RVF.

Dengue Fever – Vietnam

In a follow-up on the dengue fever situation in Vietnam, the Ministry of Health now reports 236,730 cases of dengue fever, including 98 deaths. This is an increase of about 12,000 cases and six deaths in the past week.

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Mauritania – Rift Valley fever and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever

In a follow-up on the human hemorrhagic fever situation (Rift Valley fever and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever) in Mauritania, the Ministère de la Santé Mauritanienne reported on September 29 a total of 30 positive cases of hemorrhagic fever broken down as follows: 28 human Rift Valley fever (RVF) cases and two Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) cases, out of 131 tests.

Ebola – Uganda

The Uganda Minister of Health announced today the first death in a doctor from Ebola. Ebola survivors have to wait for at least three months before having sex again unless they use condoms as one the preventive ways to curb spread of the disease, the Ministry of Health has advised.

Cholera – Global

Cholera is surging around the globe, the World Health Organization warns. Flareups of the deadly disease have been reported in 26 countries in the first nine months of this year. In comparison, fewer than 20 countries reported cholera outbreaks per year between 2017 and 2021. In addition to greater frequency, the WHO reports the outbreaks themselves are larger and more deadly. While poverty and conflict are major triggers of cholera, climate change is a growing threat.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Diphtheria – Pakistan

Health officials in Sindh province in southeastern Pakistan are reporting 39 diphtheria cases, including 10 fatalities in children during the past two months in Karachi and other areas.

Dengue Fever – Vietnam

To date, Vietnam health authorities report 224,771 total dengue fever cases, including 92 deaths across the country since the beginning of the year. This is an increase of 13,383 cases and five deaths reported here 10 days ago.

Gambia – Kidney Disease

On 1 August 2022, local health authorities at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul, reported a total of 75 cases of acute kidney injury (AKI) of unknown etiology with 50 deaths.

Cholera – Nigeria

A cholera outbreak has been declared in Gombe State on 22 September 2022, the World Health Organization reports. The first case was reported on 24 August 2022. As of 24 September, a total of 298 cases including ten deaths (CFR 3.4%) have been reported.

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Cholera – Phillippines

The Philippines Department of Health has reported a large increase in cholera cases through August this year. Based on the latest data, from January 1 to August 27, 3,318 cholera cases have been reported.

Plague – Mongolia

The Mongolia Ministry of Health in Ulaanbaatar has reported a case of human bubonic plague in a person who ate marmot meat caught in a trap.

Ebola – Uganda

The Uganda Ministry of Health declared an Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak today after a case of the Sudan ebolavirus was confirmed in Mubende district in the central part of the country.

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Cholera – Iraq

In a follow-up on the cholera outbreak in Iraq, the Ministry of Health has reported 1,008 total cholera cases across the country, including five deaths.

Dengue Fever – Brazil

The city of Palmas in the Brazilian state of Tocantins is reporting 10,082 confirmed cases of dengue since the beginning of the year, according to a recent epidemiological bulletin. This compares to 1033 confirmed cases during the same period in 2021.

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Covid-19

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

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Cholera – Iraq

In a follow-up report on the cholera situation in Iraq, health ministry officials reported Saturday that the number of cholera cases has passed 300, after 52 new cases were recently recorded.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Marburg Virus – Ghana

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today the the country of Ghana reported the preliminary finding of two cases of Marburg virus disease and if confirmed these would the first such infections recorded in the country.

Cholera – Iraq

The Ministry of Health announced on Sunday the detection of 21 new confirmed cases of cholera.

Monkeypox – Brazil

Brazilian health agencies have confirmed 36 new cases of monkeypox in the last few hours. In total, 142 cases have been recorded.

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Cholera – Pakistan

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports a significant increase in cholera cases in Sindh province. Between January 15 to May 27, 234 laboratory confirmed cases were reported in the province. In addition, Balochistan and Punjab provinces have also reported 31 and 25 confirmed cases of cholera, respectively, for a total of 290 cases.

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Monkeypox – Central African Republic

With the first reports in early March 2022 and as of May 19, the Central African Republic has so far recorded 17 suspected cases of monkey pox including eight confirmed cases and two deaths (CFR 11.8%), for year 2022

Cholera – Kenya

In early May 2022, officials in Kenya detected cholera in Kisumu County and through the end of the month, a total of 319 cases and two deaths were reported. While Kisumu County is the epicenter of the outbreak, accounting for some 97 percent of cases, the outbreak has spread to Nairobi and Kiambu counties.

Dengue Fever – Singapore

With the reporting of 1190 additional dengue cases since Sunday this week, the cumulative dengue total in Singapore this year has reached 14,321 cases.

Dengue Fever – Philippines

The City Government of Zamboanga (the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit) reported 78 new dengue fever cases the week of May 29 to June 4. This brings the cumulative total for Zamboanga City to 2,377 dengue cases reported from January 1 to June 4, 2022.

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Monkeypox

Brazil – According to the Brazil Ministry of Health on June 4, six suspected monkeypox cases have been reported in the country.

USA – The San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) announced Friday that the first probable case of monkeypox has been identified in an SF resident.

Measles 

Yemen – According to the Yemeni Ministry of Public Health and Population (MOPHP), during the past 5 months of this year, the number of measles infected people in areas controlled by the Yemeni government reached 2,924 cases, including 34 deaths, excluding the governorates under the control of the Houthis faction.

South Africa – The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) in South Africa report over the last two weeks of May 2022, four laboratory-confirmed cases of measles from persons resident in Gauteng.

Cholera – DR Congo

In South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), officials announced an increase in cholera cases in the health zone of Kalehe. At epidemiological week 22, 107 cases including 5 deaths have been reported.

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Anthrax – Sierra Leone

The Ministry of Health and Sanitation in Sierra Leone has declared an outbreak of human anthrax in the country after identifying 3 lab confirmed cutaneous anthrax cases in Karene district. This is subsequent to an investigation of 7 suspected anthrax cases, all residing in Buya chiefdom.

Polio – Pakistan

The Pakistan Polio Eradication Programme reported today on the fourth wild poliovirus case of the year in North Waziristan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The 13-month-old boy had an onset of paralysis on 5 May in Mir Ali.

DR Congo – Multiple Outbreaks

Cholera: In 2022 through May 1, 5,485 suspected cholera cases including 79 deaths (CFR: 1.4%) were recorded in 54 health zones across 11 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Measles: From 1 January to 1 May 2022, 47,514 suspected measles cases and 684 deaths (CFR 1.4%) were reported in 349 health zones in 26 provinces.

Monkeypox: In the first four months of 2022, DRC has reported 1,238 monkeypox cases, including 57 deaths (CFR 4.6%).

Plague: Through May 1, DRC has seen 88 cases of plague, including 2 deaths (2.0% CFR). Lokpa remains the epicentre reporting 95% of cases reported this year.

Typhoid fever: In 2022, through May 1, 634,401 suspected cases of typhoid fever including 279 deaths were recorded in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

In addition, outbreaks of yellow fever, meningitis and circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) are reported and being monitored.

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Covid-19

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

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Cholera – Cameroon

The cholera outbreak in Cameroon has escalated in recent weeks with a more than 3.5-fold increase between weeks 10 and 12 (ending 27 March 2022) and with further geographical spread to more regions. In the past five months, at total of 3,407 cases and 83 deaths (CFR 2.4%) have been reported.

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Covid-19

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

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Cholera – Philipppines

Officials with the Davao Oriental provincial government have reported 491 cholera cases in Caraga town since January 31, including six fatalities. To date, 84 people are still hospitalized for their illness.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Cholera – Benin

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported Tuesday that Benin reported its first epidemic wave of cholera between March and April, in the commune of So-Ava, Atlantique Department, with 103 cases including three laboratory-confirmed cases and no deaths. A second epidemic wave began in September 2021, with 1430 cases and 20 deaths from 1 September 2021 to 16 January 2022.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Cholera – DR Congo

In total, 37 cases of cholera have been recorded since December 13, 2021 in the health zone of Uvira in South Kivu province. One death has been reported.

Lassa fever – Nigeria

On Dec. 8, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) was notified of the death of two persons from Lassa fever. The first case was a pregnant woman who presented in a health facility in Nasarawa State and the other, a medical doctor involved in the treatment of the patient that later sought medical assistance.