Recent Disease Incidents

Automatically extracted from MediSys news items by PULS (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Influenza--USA13 child deathsSeason's flu cases finally decline
Influenza--USA/North Carolinaeight peopleThe death toll in N.C. for the 2017-18 flu season: 200
Yellow Fever2018.02.23USAConfirmed cases
Influenza2018USA/Arizona500 peopleMore than 500 dead in Arizona flu season
Angiostrongyliasis2017USA/Hawaii17 laboratory-confirmed casesHawaii’s first rat lungworm case of 2018 confirmed on Big Isle
Dengue2018.02.23Paraguayfollowing two more deathsParaguay issues health alert after 5 deaths caused by dengue in 2018
Influenza--USA/Kentucky19 more peopleMore than 1,000 flu cases confirmed in a week as Kentucky's widespread outbreak continues
Salmonella2018.02USA/Coloradopeople2 more Salmonella cases confirmed in outbreak
Influenza--USA/Iowaflu deathsHealth officials: 157 flu deaths in Iowa so far this season
Influenza2018.02.11-2018.02.17Canada11 peopleFlu continues to plague Saskatchewan
Influenza2017-2018USA/Mississippisecond childHealth department confirms second pediatric flu death in Mississippi during 2017-2018 season Source: WHBQ
Cholera2018UgandaFour casesUganda health ministry confirms cholera outbreak in refugee camps near Lake Albert
Influenzavirus B2018.02.18-2018.02.24Calgary495 cases25 flu deaths in Calgary already exceeds last season's total
Influenza2018.02.18-2018.02.24Calgary69 flu-linked deaths25 flu deaths in Calgary already exceeds last season's total
Cerebrospinal Meningitis2018.02.20Nigeriathose kids14:06 In Abuja Kubwa pupils die of suspected case of meningitis — FCTA
Meningitis--Nigeria06 In Abuja Kubwa pupils14:06 In Abuja Kubwa pupils die of suspected case of meningitis — FCTA
Salmonella Infantis2018.02.04USA/Iowasick coupleFederal agency recalls chicken salad that has sickened 100+ people
Lassa Fever2018.02.23Guineapatient‘Overwhelming’ outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria kills 73
Dengue2018Philippineseight casesNew Dengue case reported
Hepatitis A--Australia42 confirmed casesMan dies in Victoria's spreading hepatitis A outbreak
Dengue2018.02.15Chinathree casesUpdate on number of dengue fever cases
Influenza2018.02Germany600 new casesWhere the flu outbreak has been hitting Germany the hardest
Listeria2018.01South Africa61 deathsDeath toll from listeria outbreak in South Africa more than doubles to 172
Salmonella--USA/New Yorkone person'The Pain Was Immense': Rare Strain Salmonella Victim Shares Horrible Experience
Lassa Fever2018.01.01-2018.02.04Nigeria43 deathsRead more about WHO moves against Lassa fever
Salmonella2018Germany28 peopleHerbal Supplement Kratom Associated With 44
Influenza--UK19 flu-related deathsFlu and norovirus cases are still piling pressure on A&E
Listeriosis2018.01South Africa61 deathsListeria outbreak kills dozens in South Africa
food-borne bacteria2018South Africa172 peopleListeria outbreak kills dozens in South Africa
Hepatitis E2016-2018UKlaboratory-diagnosed casesHepatitis E virus found in Scottish shellfish
Influenza2018.01.01-2018.02.21MacaoTwo peopleHealth Bureau warns citizens about post-CNY flu outbreak
Influenza--USA/ConnecticutTwo childrenHealth Connecticut reports 20 more flu deaths
Influenza2018.02.22Ireland102 peopleFlu claims 102 lives in Ireland over last three months: official
Tuberculosis2017.05.01-2018.01.31USA/MichiganworkerHealth worker with tuberculosis had contact with 600 in Southeast Michigan
Cerebrospinal Meningitis2018.02.22Abuja TherecaseKubwa pupils died of suspected case of meningitis —FCTA
Gastroenteric Syndrome2018.02.22UgandaTwenty-six refugeesREUTERS - Diarrhoea kills 26 Congolese refugees in Uganda, infects hundreds - U.N.
Influenza2018.02.11-2018.02.17USA/South Carolina23 more peopleDHEC: Number of SC flu deaths reported this season now at 151
Influenzavirus B2018.02.12MacaopatientHealth | 90-year-old died from flu and pneumonia
Yellow Fever2018.02.21Brazil164 peopleBrazil records 545 yellow fever cases, 164 deaths
Food Poisoning2018.02.21South Africa250 hostel students250 students in Eastern Cape hospitalised for food poisoning
Diphtheria2018.02.20Yemen1,100 casesWHO: 66 people died of diphtheria in Yemen
Cholera2018.02.19Zambiafour more peopleZambia Cholera Epidemic Continues to Slow as Number of Deaths Declines
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease2017AustraliaQueensland manCreutzfeldt-Jakob disease kills Queensland man
Influenza2018.02.20USA/Massachusettsone residentAgawam assisted living facility protecting residents and staff from the flu
Dengue--Fijiabout 860 casesDengue outbreak declared in Nadi, Fiji
Bordetella Pertussis2017.11-2018.02New Zealand (Aotearoa)217 casesProtect your family from whooping cough with immunisation
Influenza2017.03USA/Texasone personFlu cases in Texas on the decline
Salmonella2018.02.20USA11 peopleHerbal Drug Kratom Linked to Salmonella Illnesses, CDC Says
large outbreaks2017Europeover 100 casesMeasles cases spike across Europe in 2017
Measles--Europemeasles casesMeasles cases spike across Europe in 2017