Recent Disease Incidents

Automatically extracted from MediSys news items by PULS (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Measles--ItalycasesItaly medics blame 'anti-vaxxers' for measles outbreak
Influenza--USA/New Jerseysecond childNorth Jersey Toddler Dies From Flu, 4th Fatality This Season
Brucella2019.03.19ArmeniaFour peopleFour Czechs found to have contracted brucellosis on Armenia trip
Measles2019.03.19MoldovaFour other suspected casesFour suspected cases of measles recorded in northern Moldova
Influenza2019.02Australiaunseasonal flu casesSummer flu cases prompt warning to help protect the elderly
Meningitis2019.03.18Trinidad and Tobagofemale studentT&T student allegedly dies from meningitis
Dengue--HondurasAt least nine people9 confirmed dead from dengue in Honduras
yet waterborne diseases2019.03India331 casesAhmedabad reports 331 waterborne cases in 2 weeks
Dengue2019.03IndiaNot a single caseAhmedabad reports 331 waterborne cases in 2 weeks
Malaria--Indiaone caseAhmedabad reports 331 waterborne cases in 2 weeks
infection2019.03.18USAHIV casesIn US, nearly four in 10 HIV cases involve people unaware of infection
Equine Herpes2019.02USA/Nevadathird horse3 Nevada horses now quarantined due to equine herpes virus
Hepatitis C2015USA/Minnesotafive inmatesIn class-action settlement, Minnesota prisoners win access to pricey hepatitis C drugs
Measles--Ukrainelittle new casesUkraine measles outbreak tops 30,000 cases year to date
Measles2019.03.10-2019.03.16CanadacaseDoctors, clinics taking new steps to fight against vaccination misinformation
Rabies2014Kenyaone personBomet to spend Sh7m on cattle vaccination
West Nile Virus2019.03.18Indiasix-year-old boyRare West Nile virus claims first victim, Kerala boy dies
Varicella2019.03.10-2019.03.16USA/Kentucky32 casesUnvaccinated Kentucky high schooler banned from basketball. He sues health department.
Gastroenteric Syndrome2019.03.16Philippinesthis whaleWhale dies after swallowing 40kg of plastic bags
Food Poisoning2019.03.17Uganda140 victimsThree dead, hundreds hospitalized after food poisoning in NE Uganda
West Nile Virus2019.03.11North AmericaboySix year-old boy dies of West Nile fever in Kerala
Legionella2019Hong Kong11 LD casesUpdate on cases of Legionnaires' disease
Respiratory Syndrome2019.03.15USA/AlaskadogDog that completed Iditarod sled race dies of pneumonia
H1N12019.03.15India14 personsJaipur crosses 2,000 mark in swine flu cases this year
Dengue2019.01.01-2019.03.12Solomon Islandsone deathWorld: Pacific Syndromic Surveillance System Weekly Bulletin / Système de Surveillance Syndromique dans le Pacifique - Bulletin Hebdomadaire: W10 2019 (Mar 04-Mar 10)
African Swine Fever2019.03.15VietnamcasesAfrican swine fever spreads to VN-Cambodia border
Gastroenteric Syndrome2019.03.01ItalywomanThe witness on the case of Berlusconi died from radioactive poison
Zika--Peru12 victimsPERU - Zika Cases Increase In 12 In Piura
Rabies2017.12South Africaprobable caseNICD confirms five human cases of rabies
Dengue2019.03.07Philippines22 dengue casesZamboanga City reports 213% increase in dengue
Dengue2019.03.17USA/Floridamost casesHomegrown Strain of Dengue Fever Virus Pinpointed in Florida
Zika--USAdonorsSperm Donations Discouraged in 3 Florida Counties Due to Zika Fears
Zika--USA/FloridaNot all peopleSperm Donations Discouraged in 3 Florida Counties Due to Zika Fears
Bordetella Pertussis2001-2019USA/Pennsylvaniareported casesNearby Day Cares Don't Pose Health Risks to Kids: Study
Hepatitis2019.03.15Russiatwo Syrian childrenMIL-OSI Russian Federation: JOINT STATEMENT of the interdepartmental coordination headquarters of the Russian Federation and the Syrian Arab Republic “On the plight of the inhabitants of the Rukban camp” (March 16, 2019)
Measles--Nigerianearly 6,000 measles casesNigeria reports double the measles cases in 2019
Measles2019.03.10-2019.03.16USA/New York147 confirmed casesParents Fight Measles Outbreak Rules
fire outbreak2019.03.14Nigeria8 peopleFire outbreak in Borno IDP camp leaves several people dead
infection2019.03.15TunisiaFour more babies11 Premature Babies Die in Less Than a Day in Tunisian Hospital, Sparking Outrage
Dengue2019.03.15BrazilcasesBRAZIL - Goias Registers More Than 25 Thousand Cases Of Dengue In Three Months
Measles2019USA/Texasat least 11 measles casesDoctors are right to turn away unvaccinated kids, for the health of every kid
Mumps2019USA/Mainefirst reported caseMaine health officials investigating mumps case in York
Respiratory Syndrome2019.03.10London/UKShamima Begum's childFrance returns ISIS orphans from Syria
Mumps2010-2019USA/Pennsylvaniaat least 46 casesCases of the mumps at college in Philadelphia increases to 46
Measles2019New ZealandMore casesNew Zealand officials urge public to get vaccinated in wake of measles outbreak
Tuberculosis2020South AfricapeopleS. Africans with TB symptoms urged to get tested, treated
Dengue2019.01Indonesiatwo fatalitiesGreater Jakarta: Mosquito larvae found near Anies’ house
Measles2019USA228 casesThe American Medical Association is asking tech companies to stop the spread of vaccine misinformation
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever2019.03.14AfricaMore than 28,000 peopleEbola Survivors Continue to Suffer Years After Recovery