Recent Disease Incidents

Automatically extracted from MediSys news items by PULS (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Cholera2017.06.27SudanSixteen casesSudan: Cholera spreads to East Darfur refugee camp
Measles--USA/Mainefirst caseMaine confirms its first case of measles in 20 years
Human Plague2017USA/New Mexicothree human plague casesAdditional cases of Human Plague in New Mexico
Avian Influenza2017.06.26South Africasecond caseFear of avian flu outbreak in South Africa as second case leads to mass bird cull
Plague2017.06.26USA/New Mexicotwo more human casesNew Mexico reports three people diagnosed with the plague
Dengue2017.06.27Sri LankapeopleSri Lanka to begin clean-up to battle dengue
Dengue2017Philippinestwo dengue victimsPhilippines: CHO: Dengue victims of Bacolod City now 5
Hantavirus2017.06.23USA/WashingtonSkagit County residentHealth 36 mins ago 3:40 p.m. Hantavirus infects fifth Washington resident this year
Avian Influenza2017.06.24IranbirdsIran’s Ministry of Health has detected flu in birds in 15 Iranian provinces and has prohibited the use of local poultry products nationwide.
serious illnesses2017.06.18-2017.06.24NamibiacasesLocal Insurance Firm Introduces New Product
Rabies2017.05Malaysia10 dogsRabies reappears in Malaysia
Cholera2017.06.18-2017.06.24KenyaAt least 10 doctorsRuto hotel cholera victims discharged
Cholera2017.06.25-2017.07.01Saudi Arabiacholera casesYemen: Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien, Statement on Support for the Cholera Response in Yemen
Meningitis2017.06.23NigeriaMeningitis casesNigeria: Latest Meningitis outbreak over in Nigeria; Enhanced surveillance continues
H1N12017.07.01IndiaresidentChandigarh records first swine flu case this season
Cholera2017.06.24Yemencholera casesSaudi Arabia Donates Millions to Fight Cholera in Yemen
Dengue2017.06.25-2017.07.01Pakistandengue patientsPIMS allocates 20 beds for dengue patients
Mumps2017.06.22USA/Massachusettstwo membersOfficials: 2 mumps cases confirmed at Harvard University
spread2017.06.23IndiavictimsIslamophobia being spread in India: Asaduddin Owaisi on lynching incidents
Dengue2016Indianine casesDallas resident contracts dengue virus while in India
Respiratory Syndrome2017.06.24Australiatwo confirmed casesLegionnaires’ outbreak linked to spa at Frankston gym
cluster2017.06.23Hong KongpatientsCPH Cluster of Human Metapnemovirus cases update
Chikungunya2016Indianot a single caseHospitals told to get more beds for 6 months
Streptococcus Group A2017.06.22Canadasix linked cases1 dead after contagious strep A outbreak hits homeless shelters in Montreal
Canine Influenza2017.06.23USA/Floridatwo casesOrlando animal shelter confirms 1st cases of H3N2 dog flu
infections2017.06.21Sudanonly two casesCholera cases in North Darfur, Khartoum, eastern Sudan
Ebola virus disease2017.05.17Democratic Republic of CongofourDemocratic Republic of the Congo: Ebola Virus Disease - Democratic Republic of the Congo: External Situation Report 26 (23 June 2017)
Food Poisoning2017.06.23TurkeycaseTurkey: Colonel removed from office over food poisoning
Hepatitis E2017Nigerat least 33 pregnant women5.6m children across Lake Chad prey to deadly water-borne diseases – UN
Avian Influenza2017.06.23Chinatwo deathsHK CHP Notified Of 10 H7N9 Cases On The Mainland
Dengue2017USA/Texas16 a.m. First caseHealth 39 mins ago 5:16 a.m. First case of dengue fever diagnosed in Dallas County this year
Dengue2017.06.22TaiwanAll the casesTaiwan health authorities warn over dengue outbreak
Avian Influenza2017.06.21Korea (South)caseBird Flu Case in Daegu Confirmed to Be Highly Pathogenic
Meningococcal Disease2017Australia12 casesWA baby diagnosed with meningococcal
Hepatitis2017.06.23ArmeniaHepatitis patientsHealthcare ministry continues hepatitis C treatment program
Red Tide2017.06.22Hong KongstaffRed tide sighted
Albinism2010-2017Tanzaniasix peopleTanzania: Police Successfully Curb Albino Killing, Legislators Told
Scabies2017.06.21USA/TennesseeMetro employeesCoreCivic No Show For Metro Meeting About Them 9 mins ago
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever2017.06.22GuineaEbola victimsRed Cross volunteers crucial to curb Ebola outbreak: study
Shigella2017.06.22USA/Floridachildren6:15 PM Investigators work to track down source of Shigella bacteria outbreak at Altamonte Springs day care
Tuberculosis2017.06.21Kenyaundetected and untreated TB casesHealth expert underscores detection in fight against TB
Influenza2017.05.05-2017.06.22Hong Kongat least 116 severe casesHong Kong Reports Another Increase In Their Late Season Flu Surge
superbug infection--Fijifour babiesFour babies die at Suva hospital after superbug infection
Japanese Encephalitis2017.05AustraliamanAustralian dies of rare mosquito-borne disease after visiting Thailand
Respiratory Syndrome2017.06.20Nigeriacorps memberSAD! Female IMSU Graduate And Corper, Chizzy Dies In Jos After Catching Cold In NYSC Camp (Photos)
Escherichia Coli2017USA/Texasyoung boysSons infected with E. coli at petting
Dengue2017.05.17Niueone caseAnother Person Dies From Dengue In New Caledonia; Eighth This Year
Influenza--UKsevere casesQueen’s elderly husband Prince Philip in London hospital
Lassa Fever2017.06.20Nigeriatwo peopleLassa fever hits Ondo, five cases recorded
drug-resistant bacteria2017.09-2017.12Moroccomajor contributorsHistoric Win for Morocco at European Inventor Award 2017