Recent Disease Incidents

Automatically extracted from MediSys news items by PULS (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Lassa Fever2019Nigeria324 cases3:03 New Outbreak of Lassa Fever in Nigeria Increases Victims
Rash Syndrome--USA/ConnecticutBristol manPolice identify man killed in rash of shootings
spread2019.02.21Bangladeshat least 80 peopleFire in historic Dhaka district kills dozens
small clusters2019.02.19Democratic Republic of Congo79 new casesDemocratic Republic of the Congo: Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo: Disease outbreak news, 21 February 2019
Gastroenteric Syndrome2019.02.17SpainwomanMichelin-starred Valencia restaurant closed amid fears diner died from poisonous mushroom
Influenza2019.02.17-2019.02.23Moldova27 peopleMoldovan authorities rule to maintain alert regime concerning influenza
Measles2018.09Madagascarwhich 553 deathsMeasles epidemic in Madagascar kills more than 900, says WHO
Influenza2018.12.01-2019.02.21Cyprus56 serious flu casesProbe into flu death finds no errors
Measles2019.01.01-2019.02.18Philippines146 deathsPhilippines: Measles Outbreak, Situation Report 2 – 20 February 2019
Mumps2019.02.20USA/ArkansasThree cases3 mumps cases are confirmed in UA outbreak
Influenza2019.02.21France800 peopleFlu kills 2,800 people in France
Leprosy--BurundichildrenAround 400 lepers identified in Burundi in 2018
Staphylococcus Aureus2019.01UKTwo premature babiesParents' heartbreak as tiny premature baby
massive fire spread2019.02.20BangladeshAt least 44 peopleFire kills at least 70 in Bangladeshi capital
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever2019.02.18Democratic Republic of Congo844 cases537 Ebola deaths reported in DRC: UN
Polio2019.02.10-2019.02.16UKpolio caseFawad Khan's media team rejects reports of him refusing anti-polio drops to child Updated 4 minutes ago
H1N1--IndiacasesRajasthan in grip of worst swine flu outbreak since ’2015
Influenza--USA/Coloradoyear's second influenza death'Doozy' of a flu and cold season hits Colorado Springs-area schools
Measles2019.02.11USA/OregonpeopleVancouver-area measles outbreak grows to 68
Measles2014-2019CanadacasesParents concerned after viral post about measles at Orillia daycare
Measles--Bahamassuspected caseSuspected Measles Case
Measles2019.02.19Vietnamfive new measles casesCDC confirms year’s first Zika case, five new measles cases
Measles2019.02.19Taiwantwo indigenous casesCDC confirms year’s first Zika case, five new measles cases
Measles2019.02.14IcelandpassengerMEASLES ALERT Passengers on Valentine’s Day flight from London exposed to deadly measles
Influenza2019.02.19USA/Massachusettsone flu-associated pediatric death3rd child flu death reported in Massachusetts
African Swine Fever2019.02.20ChinaAfrican swine fever epidemicChina MOA: 27th Province/Territory (Shandong) Reports ASF
Polio--Afghanistanyear's first casesPolio spreads in Afghanistan and Pakistan 'due to unchecked borders'
African Swine Fever2019.02.19Vietnamfirst confirmed casesVietnam confirms first ASF cases
communicable diseases2019.01Samoahighest reported caseStats show influenza like illness cause for concern
Measles2019.01Japan10 peopleJapan issues warning over rapid spread of measles cases | #AsiaNewsNetwork
Acute Hemorrhagic Fever2019.02.19JamaicavictimDiscrimination against people with HIV must end, says Health minister
Influenza--USA/Wisconsinstate's first pediatric flu deathHealth experts remind Wisconsin residents to get vaccinated
Hepatitis A--USA/OhioSix deathsColumbus, Ohio reports largest hepatitis A outbreak in 25 years
Measles2019.02.12Israelunvaccinated childCDC notes multiple outbreaks, 26 new measles cases
Measles2019.02.12USA73 measles casesCDC notes multiple outbreaks, 26 new measles cases
Measles2019.01USA/Washington61 casesCDC notes multiple outbreaks, 26 new measles cases
Measles2019USA/Texas127 measles casesCDC notes multiple outbreaks, 26 new measles cases
Rabies2016Liberia20 specimensMolecular detection of rabies virus strain with N-gene that clustered with China lineage 2 co-circulating with Africa lineages in Monrovia, Liberia: first reported case in Africa
Chronic Wasting Disease2019.01USAdeerHealth Officials Are Worried That ‘Zombie Deer Disease’ Could Someday Spread to Humans
Ebola virus disease2019.01.28-2019.02.17Democratic Republic of Congo88 confirmed casesDemocratic Republic of the Congo: Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease - External Situation Report 29
Chronic Wasting Disease--USA/UtahcaseCDC: 'Zombie deer disease' reported in several Utah counties
Chronic Wasting Disease2019.01USA/New Yorkreported casesCase of 'Zombie Deer Disease' confirmed in New York state new
Classical Swine Fever2019.02.19JapananimalsJapan: MAFF Confirms 10th Farm Infected With CSF (Classical Swine Fever)
Influenza2019.02.13USA/Florida119 diagnosed casesFlu on rise, Highlands still dodging it
Measles2019.02.18Bulgariathree new casesBulgaria’s Health Ministry instructs GPs to identify and vaccinate children not immunised against measles
Food Poisoning2019.02.19Mongolia42 peopleMongolia to suspend KFC outlets for inquiry after food poisoning reports
Cholera2019.02.14Papua New GuineaspecimensCHOLERA DEATH TOLL TOPS 100 IN PNG’S MOROBE PROVINCE
Measles2019UkraineEight peopleKiev reports first measles death as cases soar
Gastroenteric Syndrome2019.02Mongolia247 casesHundreds sickened in Mongolia after eating at local KFC restaurant
Influenza2019.01.01-2019.02.19India94 seasonal flu casesSwine flu cases near 2,000 in Gujarat, cross 600 in Ahmedabad