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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Measles – DR Congo

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) reports measles is on the rise once again in the country with 13,000 new cases reported.

Dengue Fever – Reunion

Reunion reports the dengue epidemic is accelerating on the island as 758 cases of dengue were confirmed from March 15 to 21. Since the beginning of the year, 2,648 confirmed cases have been reported.

Ebola – Guinea

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO) reported today a new Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case in Soulouta village, N’Zérékoré Prefecture, Guinea. This is the first reported case since March 4. This brings the outbreak total to 19 confirmed and probable cases and nine deaths.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever – Pakistan

A patient in Karachi has been diagnosed with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF). It is the first patient of the Congo virus reported this year.

Ebola – Africa

The number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases and deaths have risen to 29 cases and 13 deaths as of Saturday, according to the World Health Organization.

In North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), the cumulative number of confirmed cases now stands at 11, including four deaths. In Nzérékoré, Guinea, 18 total EVD cases have been reported (14 confirmed and 4 probable) and nine deaths.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Ebola – Guinea

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Guinea has grown to 17 total cases (13 confirmed and 4 probable) and eight deaths, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Bird Flu – China

The World Health Organization (WHO) is reporting three new cases of human infection with avian influenza A(H9N2) virus in China.

Measles – Brazil

During the first six weeks of 2021, Brazil has reported 54 confirmed cases of measles. 250 suspected cases have been reported, of which 54 (22%) were confirmed, 35 (14%) were discarded, and 161 (64%) remain under investigation. No deaths were reported.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Ebola – Guinea

As of Thursday, the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported nine confirmed and probable Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases, including five deaths. While no confirmed cases of Ebola have been recorded outside of the country, the latest outbreak in N’Zerekore prefecture is close to porous borders with Liberia, Sierra Leone and Côte d’Ivoire.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Ebola – DR Congo

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), authorities announced a 7th positive case of the Ebola virus.

Leptospirosis – New Caledonia

The New Caledonia Department of Health and Social Affairs reports an increase in leptospirosis cases in the first two months of 2021. From January 1 to February 21, a total of 80 cases were reported.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Ebola – Guinea

Health authorities in Guinea have reported a confirmed case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Kankan region–outside the Gouecké, Nzérékoré and Conakary areas. This is the first case of Ebola recorded in Léro in the prefecture of Siguiri.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Cholera – DR Congo

In the past week, more than 80 cases of cholera including 3 deaths have been recorded in the city of Sange in the territory of Uvira in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Ebola – DR Congo

Two new cases of Ebola virus disease were confirmed in the province of North Kivu, in the east of the country on Thursday, February 18, 2021 after investigations carried out by response teams.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Ebola – Guinea, DR Congo

In a follow-up on the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, the African CDC reports a total of 17 cases–N’Zerekore prefecture (16) and Conakry (1). Five deaths have been reported in N’Zerekore. In addition, over 2,000 miles away in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), four cases and two deaths have been reported.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Ebola – Guinea

As the Democratic Republic of the Congo reports at least three confirmed Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in the past week, more than 2,000 miles away, Guinea’s Health Minister provided details on the alleged return of the Ebola hemorrhagic disease in Guinea, according to local media.

Dengue Fever – Cook Islands

In a follow-up to the dengue virus serotype 2 (DENV-2) outbreak in the Cook Islands, as of February 12, 30 probable and confirmed cases have been reported. Twelve people have been hospitalized and no deaths have been reported.

Botulism – Uzbekistan

On February 7, five people with signs of food poisoning were admitted to the infectious diseases department of the Bulungur District Medical Association in Samarkand region in southeastern Uzbekistan. They were later diagnosed with botulism at the hospital. Despite the efforts of the doctors, one of the admitted, a 20-year-old man, died. The cases are believed to be linked to named tomatoes.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Ebola – DR Congo

Since the declaration by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) of a new outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Butembo Area of North Kivu Province, two additional cases have been reported, including one death.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Rift Valley Fever – Kenya

In a follow-up on the Rift Valley Fever (RVF) outbreak in Kenya, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports as of Feb. 4, 2021, there are a 32 total cases reported, of which 14 are confirmed and 11 deaths.

Ebola – DR Congo

In a follow-up on the report of a new Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case in Butembo, North Kivu Province, the Minister of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Ebola – DR Congo

On Sunday, February 7, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ministry of Health reported a new case of Ebola has been detected in Butembo, a city in North Kivu Province, where a previous outbreak was declared over in June 2020.

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 11th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today the outbreak has been declared over.

Avian Influenza A(H5N1)- Lao People’s Democratic Republic

The Ministry of Health in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) reported a human case of infection with an avian influenza A(H5N1) virus.

Disease

COVID-19

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

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Ebola – First Treatment Approved

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Inmazeb (atoltivimab, maftivimab, and odesivimab-ebgn), a mixture of three monoclonal antibodies, as the first FDA-approved treatment for Zaire ebolavirus (Ebola virus) infection in adult and pediatric patients.