Disease

Monkeypox – Belgium

Belgium is the first country to make a 21-day quarantine compulsory for monkeypox patients after four cases of the disease had been reported last week.

Legionnaires Disease – USA

The New York City Health Department announced Friday an investigation into a community cluster of Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx and bordering communities. Four people have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease since May 9, 2022, and results for other individuals are pending.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Monkeypox

Germany – A case of monkeypox has been confirmed in Munich. The patient comes from Brazil and is already isolated in the Munich Clinic Schwabing. This is the first case of monkeypox in Germany.

Israel – The Israel Ministry of Health has repored the confirmation of a monkeypox case in the country.

Ebola – DR Congo

Health authorities in DRC confirmed a 4th case of Ebola on 19 May. The case patient, a 12-year-old boy in Wangata, passed away today.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Monkeypox

France – France’s Ministère des Solidarités et de la Santé reported the first confirmed monkeypox case,

England – In a follow-up on the monkeypox situation in England, he UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has detected 11 additional cases of monkeypox in England. The latest cases bring the total number of monkeypox cases confirmed in England since 6 May to 20.

Spain – The Ministry of Health and the communities have activated the health alert for monkeypox , a very rare disease caused by a virus endemic to central and western Africa, after the detection on May 18 of eight probable cases in Madrid.

Portugal – In a follow-up on the monkeypox situation in Portugal, The Directorate-General for Health (DGS) informs that nine more cases of human infection by the Monkeypox virus have been confirmed in Portugal, with 23 confirmed cases so far.

Australia – The Australia Department of Health (DOH) the National Incident Centre has been activated to support the national response after Victoria and New South Wales both confirmed a monkeypox case today.

Dengue Fever – Singapore

In a follow-up on the dengue fever outbreak in Singapore in 2022, the National Environment Agency (NEA) reports 9,895 total cases through May 20.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Japanese Encephalitis – Australia

In a follow-up on the Japanese encephalitis situation in Australia, the Department of Health now reports 42 human cases in Australia, including four fatalities.

Monkeypox

Canada – Health authorities report 17 cases of unusual oral and genital ulcers possibly linked to monkeypox in Greater Montreal.

Sweden – A person in the Stockholm region has been confirmed infected with monkeypox, Folkhälsomyndigheten, the Swedish Public Health Agency reported today.

USA – Massachusetts state health officials today confirmed a single case of monkeypox virus infection in an adult male with recent travel to Canada. This is the first monkeypox case reported in the US this year.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Monkeypox – England

In a follow-up on the monkeypox situation in England, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has detected 2 additional cases of monkeypox, one in London and one in the South East of England. The latest cases bring the total number of monkeypox cases confirmed in England since May 6 to 9.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Polio – Mozambique

Mozambique health officials declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 after confirming that a child in the country’s north-eastern Tete province had contracted the disease, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This follows a report in February of an outbreak in Malawi. This is the first such case in Mozambique since 1992.

Monkeypox – Portugal

In a follow-up on the confirmed monkeypox cases reported in England, Portugal’s Direção-Geral da Saúde (DGS) reports more than 20 suspected cases of monkeypox infection in May, all in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region. Five of which have already been confirmed.

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease – Malaysia

In a follow-up on the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) outbreak in Malaysia, the Ministry of Health reported today a total of 31,661 cases of HFMD were reported through May 14. This is an increase of 15 times compared to 2021 during the same period (2121 cases).

Leishmaniasis – Panama

Last week, health authorities reported that there has been an increase in cases of Leishmaniasis in the country, according to a El Siglo report. He detailed that to date more than 240 have been reported, a higher number compared to previous years.

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Oman

Just days after the World Health Organization (WHO) reported two Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases in Qatar, they now report on a case in Oman in the Arabian Peninsula.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Monkeypox – England

In a update on the monkeypox situation in England, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has detected 4 additional cases of monkeypox, 3 in London and one linked case in the north east of England.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Disease

Covid-19

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

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Middle East respiratory syndrome – Qatar

The National IHR Focal Point of Qatar has reported two confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) from late March to early April this week. Both cases had frequent close contact with dromedary camels and consumption of their raw milk in the 14 days prior to the onset of symptoms.

Monkeypox – United Kingdom

Two individuals have been diagnosed with monkeypox in London, confirms the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA). The cases live together in the same household. They are not linked to the previous confirmed case announced on 7 May. Where and how they acquired their infection remains under investigation.

Measles – DR Congo

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak reported in Kasaï-Oriental province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the epidemic continues to spread in Kasaï-Oriental province. 18 health zones are now affected.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Lassa fever – South Africa

South African health authorities reported today a case of Lassa fever diagnosed in a man from KwaZulu-Natal on 12 May 2022. The man had extensive travel history in Nigeria before returning to South Africa. This is the first case in South Africa since 2007.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Dengue Fever – Honduras

A total of 1,700 cases of dengue fever have been registered in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa and 21 of severe dengue.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever – Iraq

In a follow-up on the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever situation in Iraq, officials report the first case of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in the city of Erbil.

Dengue Fever – Argentina

The Government of Salta confirmed 105 new cases of dengue in the last epidemiological week.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Hepatitis – Sweden

The public health authority has received reports of nine suspected cases of inflammation in the liver, acute hepatitis, with an unknown cause in children. The Swedish Public Health Agency urges caregivers to be aware of cases of acute hepatitis, especially in children, where the cause of the disease is not clear.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Cutaneous Leishmaniasis – Venezuela

At least 66 cutaneous leishmaniasis cases have been reported in Sabana de Uchire, Bruzual municipality of Anzoátegui in northeastern Venezuela. It is estimated that people started getting sick in January 2022. It is noted that there are three reasons for the increase in cases: sandflies abound in the area, people have not been able to go to the doctor and 20 years without fumigation.

Monkeypox – Nigeria

Since September 2017, Nigeria has continued to report sporadic cases of monkeypox (MPX). A total of 46 suspected cases has been reported between January 1st to April 30th, 2022.

Disease

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease – Malaysia

For the first four months of 2022, Malaysian health officials have reported a total of 22,463 cases of hand, foot and mouth diseases (HFMD) nationwide, an increase of 12.8 times compared to the same period in 2021, which saw only 1,752 cases.