Disease

Covid-19

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

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Gastro-Intestinal Infection – Armenia

The Armenian Ministry of Health reports an outbreak of intestinal infections in the country’s Sisian community. To date, the ministry has recorded 370 cases with diagnoses that are characteristic of intestinal infections.

Syphilis – Texas, USA

The city of Houston health Department is reporting a congenital syphilis surge. Preliminary data indicate that fetal deaths in Harris County (including Houston) increased from four in 2019 to 14 in 2020, a 250-percent increase.

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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Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever – Uganda

Health officials have reported a second case of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever epidemiologically linked to the case reported previously with the patient as a primary contact.

Dengue Fever – Reunion

The dengue epidemic continues on Reunion Island: indicators are still increasing, illustrating a larger epidemic this year than at the same date last year. Through May 4, 9,740 confirmed dengue cases have been reported since the beginning of the year, including 289 hospitalizations.

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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Trichinosis – Argentina

Health officials in Argentina report that a trichinosis outbreak reported on April 27 has now affected 119 people in a number of cities and towns in Córdoba province. The outbreak has been linked to salami products.

Covid-19 – Sweden

The Swedish Public Health Agency said a study in early March on blood donors from eight regions in the country revealed up to 25 percent of donors in some regions had antibodies to SARS-CoV-2.

These levels reflect a history of infection with covid-19 at least ten months back in time.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever – Uganda

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports a confirmed case of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in a 16-year-old girl from Kikuube District.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Malaria – Burundi

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their travel notice for Burundi this week in light of the ongoing malaria epidemic in the country. Since January 1, 2019, the Ministry of Health has reported nearly 6 million cases (out of a total population of approximately 12 million), with more than 1,800 deaths.

Spain – Q fever

The Health Department of the Basque Government has reported at least five cases of Q fever in the Baltzola caves since last December, almost all of them suffered by climbers, a group that uses the interior of these cavities to train along of the whole year.

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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Ebola – DR Congo

Just three months after the first case was reported in the eastern province of North Kivu, the Democratic Republic of the Congo has declared the end of its 12th Ebola outbreak with no new cases having been reported in the last 28 days.

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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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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Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever – Spain

Spanish Health Services have confirmed a case of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in the province of Salamanca. Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is caused by a virus, the main transmission mechanism of which is the bite of a tick.