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Rabies – Vietnam

In the first eight months of 2022, Vietnam had 40 human rabies deaths. Although the number of deaths from rabies in some provinces decreased significantly, the number of deaths still increased compared to the previous period. Despite some progress over the past 10 years, Vietnam continues to report between 70 and 100 deaths from rabies annually.

Anthrax – South Dakota, USA

South Dakota officials reported Tuesday that several cows died from anthrax in a herd of 160 unvaccinated cattle in Meade County. These are the first anthrax cases confirmed in the state in 2022.

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Ebola – DR Congo

The latest Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been declared over. This was the 15th Ebola outbreak in the DRC since 1976. There was one confirmed case and one death.

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Covid-19

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

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Ebola – Uganda

The Uganda Ministry of Health recorded two additional confirmed Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases, bringing the cumulative cases to 36 (18 confirmed and 18 probable cases). Two new deaths were also recorded– for a cumulative total of 23 (5 confirmed deaths and 18 probable deaths). The government has ruled out the possibility of imposing a lockdown.

Dengue Fever – Nepal

The Nepali Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) recorded 1,051 dengue fever cases on Monday, bringing the country total to 25,543 year to date.

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Dengue Fever – Peru

The Peru Ministry of Health (Minsa) issued an epidemiological alert to public and private health facilities nationwide due to the increase in cases and occurrence of dengue outbreaks in the country. To date, 58,117 cases and 75 deaths have been reported.

Ebola – Uganda

Less than one week ago, Uganda health authorities reported a case of Sudan ebolavirus in man from Mubende District, about 100 miles west of the capital city of Kampala. This was the first Ebola case reported in Uganda since 2019. Since that first case and the subsequent outbreak declaration, the Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) reports today the cumulative cases reported now stands at 34 (16 confirmed, 18 probable).

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Mauritania – Rift Valley Fever, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever

In a follow-up on the hemorrhagic fever situation in Mauritania, the Ministry of Health and Veterinary Affairs showed that 14 cases of Rift Valley fever (RVF) and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) were recorded in 6 wilayats (provinces).

Ebola – Uganda

In a follow-up on the Ebola outbreak in Uganda, the Ministry of Health reported four new confirmed cases today, bringing the total to 15 cumulative confirmed cases. Officials say there are 19 cumulative deaths, all probable.

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Ebola – Uganda

In a follow-up on the Ebola (Sudan) outbreak in Uganda, the Ministry of Health reported today that four additional cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours, bringing the cumulative number of cases to 11. In addition, three new deaths were reported, bringing the cumulative deaths to 11 (including confirmed and probable deaths).

Malaria – Costa Rica

In a follow-up on the malaria situation in Costa Rica, data from the epidemiology area of ​​the regional director of the CCSS shows 318 malaria cases in the North Zone.

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Covid-19

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

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Rabies – South Africa

South African health officials report in the last month, two cases of rabies were reported in two children from the Eastern Cape province. As of 25 August, 2022, South Africa reported ten laboratory-confirmed rabies. Furthermore, five deaths from probable rabies have been reported from the Eastern Cape Province.

Ebola – Uganda

Uganda health officials reported six new confirmed cases of Ebola, bringing the total number of people infected to seven. One death has been reported. The confirmed cases are Sudan ebolavirus. Forty-three contacts have been identified and 10 people suspected to have caught the virus are receiving treatment at the regional referral hospital in Mubende.

Malaria – Pakistan

The death toll from malaria and other diseases tearing through Pakistan’s flood-ravaged regions reached 324, authorities said on Wednesday. Hundreds of thousands of people displaced by the floods were living in the open. Stagnant floodwaters, spread over hundreds of kilometres, may take two to six months to recede. Already they have led to widespread cases of skin and eye infections, diarrhoea, malaria, typhoid and dengue fever.

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Monkeypox – Europe

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reported in their latest Monkeypox situation update that during the week ending September 4, decreases in notification rates were reported by 20 countries, with the largest decrease in Cyprus, Estonia, and Luxembourg. Increases in notification rates were reported by four countries (Bulgaria, Finland, Slovakia, and Slovenia).

The five countries that have reported the most cases since the start of the outbreak are: Spain (7083), France (3897), Germany (3570), the Netherlands (1221) and Portugal (845). Five deaths have been reported.

Dengue Fever – Laos

In a follow-up on the dengue fever outbreak in Laos in 2022, the Centre of Information and Education for Health with the Ministry of Health reports through September 20, 25,181 total dengue cases have been reported.

Chikungunya – Philippines

The Philippines Department of Health recorded 77 additional chikungunya cases, bringing the country total to 478 through September 3.

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Typhoid – Philippines

Philippines health officials have reported 9,057 typhoid fever cases through August 27 this year. The typhoid death toll has increased to date to 43 fatalities.

Rift Valley Fever – Mauretania

Mauritania health authorities announced the deaths of four people due to Rift Valley fever (RVF). In addition, a total of seven RVF cases and one Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) human cases were announced after testing 63 people.

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever – Brazil

The Municipality of Campinas in São Paulo State confirmed two more deaths of residents from Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), bringing the total to four in 2022.

Anthrax – Spain

A veterinarian in the autonomous community of Extremadura has contracted anthrax, the second case in the past 20 years in the region.

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Covid-19

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

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Rabies – Ghana

In southern Ghana, the Health Directorate of the Ashanti Region is reporting a rise in human rabies cases in three districts within the region. As of Monday, September 12, 2022, the region had recorded a total of four-confirmed cases and 1-Probable case.

Polio – Algeria

On 8 July 2022, WHO was notified of a case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) with acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) from Tamanrasset province, southern Algeria. This represents the first cVDPV2 case identified in the country.

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Measles – DR Congo

From the beginning of the year and through August 28, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reported 100,044 suspected measles cases, of which 4,652 cases were confirmed. In addition, 1,294 measles related deaths have been reported (1.3% case fatality rate).

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Monkeypox – USA

An L.A. County resident with a severely weakened immune system who has died of monkeypox is the first fatality from the disease in the US. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also assessed the case and confirmed that the death was due to a monkeypox infection.

Dengue Fever – Philippines

Philippines health authorities reported an additional 16,995 dengue fever cases during the week ending August 27, bringing the total cases to 145,341. In addition, 39 additional fatalities were reported putting the dengue death toll in the Philippines to 461.

Anthrax – Azerbaijan

Wounds characteristic of anthrax were found on the hands and forearms of six residents of the Piyadalar village of the Barda region of Azerbaijan. Subsequent testing confirmed anthrax in three of the patients.

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Covid-19

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

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Chikungunya – Brazil

According to the Brazil Ministry of Health, 162,407 probable cases of chikungunya were reported through August 31, an 89.4 percent increase compared to the same period in 2021.

Anthrax -Uganda

Veterinary officials in Ibanda District have declared an anthrax outbreak where one person has died and 20 other people have been hospitalized. The outbreak is linked to infected meat that was sold at a big discount compared to fresh meat.

Leishmaniasis – Bolivia

The Departmental Health Service of Tarija is reporting that cases of visceral leishmaniasis are increasing, especially in the municipality of Villa Montes. There are 12 confirmed cases of this pathology in that municipality, which makes us a total of 15 cases in all forms.