Recent Disease Incidents

Automatically extracted from MediSys news items by PULS (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Mumps2017.11UKthree confirmed casesWITH VIDEO: Everything you need to know about mumps as cases are confirmed in Cumbria
West Nile Virus2017.11Israel23 casesMorbidity Status Report 2015
fatal lung diseases2017.11.22South AfricaminersGold mining firms set aside $360 mln for S.Africa silicosis law suit
Chronic Wasting Disease2017USA/Tennesseepositive case4 hunters charged for illegally bringing dead deer into Tennessee
Dengue--Sri Lankadengue casesSri Lanka: Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health: Dengue update, 22 November 2017
Influenzavirus A2016San Diego regionone personFlu Deaths Quadruple In San Diego County
Diphtheria2017.11.22YemenThree peopleThree dead as diphtheria spreads in Yemen AFP
lung diseases2017.11.22South AfricaminersGold mining firms set aside R5bn for silicosis lawsuit
Cholera2017.10.21Kenyathree peopleTwo die of cholera and 25 others admitted to hospital
deep affliction2017.11.19MoroccoFifteen peopleHM the King Sends Condolence Messages to Families of Victims of Stampede Near Essaouira
Cholera2017Zambiaonly one caseCholera Claims 3 Lives In Lusaka
parasites2017.11.22South Koreaserious caseWATCH: The moment a North Korean defector made his dash for freedom Video shows North Korean soldiers 'violating armistice'.
Measles2017.11.12-2017.11.18Australiatwo casesIncrease in hepatitis A
Cholera2017.11.21Yemen2,212 deathsYemen: 946,242 cholera cases as of November 21
Tuberculosis2017.11.20Chinaeight students6 fired for bungling response to TB
Malaria2017.11Nigeria30 children22nd November 2017 - Malaria: 30 children die every one hour –FG
Dengue2017.11.21Indiaseven-year-old girlGirl dies of dengue, parents billed Rs 18 lakh by Fortis; probe ordered
Gastroenteric Syndrome2017.11.19USA/ColoradograndfatherCharles Manson's grandson wanted visit before death
Influenza2017.10USA/Nevada238 casesSouthern Nevada reports 1st flu-related death this season
Dengue2017.01-2017.11Vietnamseven deathsCapital records fewer dengue fever cases
Encephalitis2017.11.12-2017.11.18Myanmar13-year-old girlGovernment to continue encephalitis injections...
Guillain Barre Syndrome--IsraelwomanZika Virus
acute kidney disease--Israelyoung, healthy Petach Tikvah sonDonor Card - ADI
Hepatitis C--IsraelpersonHepatitis C
Cholera2017.11.12-2017.11.18Haitiat least five peopleUS Ending Temporary Permits for At Least 50,000 Haitians
Equine Herpes2017.11.16CanadahorsesCalgary rodeo, equestrian events on track despite equine herpes outbreak
Tuberculosis2017.11.20CanadacaseKids, staff possibly exposed to tuberculosis at Fort McMurray daycare
Coccidioidomycosis2017.11.20USA/CaliforniaworkersCal/OSHA Cites Six Employers over $240,000 for Exposing Workers to Valley Fever
disease2017.11.20GLOBALchildren9-year-old cancer patient whose Christmas wish went viral passes away
Last--UKone caseSchmallenberg is back so consider vaccination, warn vets
Scarlet Fever2017.11.06UK218 casesThe infection targets mainly children
Food Poisoning2017.11.20Hong Kong10 personsCHP investigates three suspected food poisoning clusters
Meningococcal Disease2017Australiamost casesChild dies of meningococcal disease in Perth
Plague2018MadagascardeputyPlague patients are fleeing Madagascar hospitals with a fear of needles
Gastroenteric Syndrome2017.11.02NaururefugeeRohingya refugee on Nauru injured in motorcycle accident
Diffuse Systemic Sclerosis--Indonesiaone'TURNING TO STONE' Conservationist contracts deadly illness after being bitten by insect REBECCA Willers, 37, was diagnosed with rare and incurable Diffuse Systemic Sclerosis after the tiger trek in Indonesia in 2015. She now struggles to even brush her teeth as her hands are 'like rock' and has been told one in ten people die from the disease within five years.
Influenza2017.11.13USAthree deathsFlu Drug Tamiflu May Cause Odd Behavior in Children
Zika2017.11.19USA/Washingtonpregnant womenThis anti-malaria drug may be new weapon against Zika virus in pregnant women Nov 19, 2017 10:05 IST
Listeria2017.11.17USA/MarylandAnnapolis manAnnapolis, MD
Leptospirosis2010-2017Trinidad and Tobagomany casesLepto crisis is real and urgent Nov. 18, 2017, 7:20 PM AST
Rabies2017.11.17USA/Arizonatwo casesArizona Rabies confirmed in animals near Superstition Mountains Rabies confirmed in animals near Superstition Mountains Hikers with pets are advised to make sure they remain leashed and have been properly vaccinated. Arizona 33 minutes ago
Leptospirosis2017.11.12USA/New HampshireanimalsPuppies Rescued From Puerto Rico May Have Infection That Can Be Transmitted to Humans
outbreak2017.11.18Nigeria61 deathsNigeria: Borno State Ministry of Health: Cholera Daily Situation Report as of 17 November 2017
Pork Tapeworm2017.11.18USAepilepsy casesFree range livestock production compromises food security, according to a Sask. researcher
Mumps2017USA/New Yorkeight confirmed casesUAlbany had recent mumps case on campus
Bubonic Plague2017.11.17Madagascar1,800 people4:17 Bubonic Plague in Madagascar under Control
H7N9 infection2017.10ChinacasesH7N9 bird flu is spreading in Asia, experts (quietly) warn
Plague2017.11.15UKmore casesBlack Death plague 'IMPOSSIBLE to eradicate' as rats spread disease across continents
contagious and deadly neurological disease2017.11.17USA/MichigandeerMichigan confirms 11th case of chronic wasting disease, 3 more suspected
Legionella2017.11.17USA/MichiganAt least a dozen peopleWitness says MDHHS director didn't 'want to find more Legionella' in Flint