Recent Disease Incidents

Automatically extracted from MediSys news items by PULS (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Cholera2017.09.02-2017.09.20Yemen59 deathsWHO EMRO: 698,371 cholera cases in Yemen as of September 19
Cholera2017.09.15Nigeriacholera casesNigeria: Northeast Nigeria Response Borno State Health Sector Bulletin #31, 1 - 15 September 2017
Malaria2015-2017Burundiover 8,500 deathsBurundi: Burundi | Malaria snapshot (August 2017)
Zika2017Viet Namsix peopleVinh Long reports 1st Zika case
West Nile Virus2017.09.19USA/Illinois37 human casesIllinois reports first human West Nile virus death of year
Influenza2017Australia95 deathsFlu jab push for pregnant women Authorities have urged pregnant women to get a flu jab after a Victorian mum's fight for life after contracting the contagious and potentially deadly illness. 2 hours ago
Hepatitis A2017Australiafour casesHepatitis warning for gay men in Victoria Victoria's health department has issued an alert to sexually active gay men after four confirmed cases of hepatitis A in the state. 7 hours ago
Escherichia Coli2017.08.11Japan10 other customers17 delicatessens in eastern Japan closed down over E. coli poisoning
Hepatitis A2017.01-2017.04USA/California16 deathsHepatitis A outbreak seen in Los Angeles County
worst Hepatitis A outbreaks2017.09.19USASixteen people16 killed in Hepatitis A outbreak in Southern California
Bordetella Pertussis2017.04Canadaone caseMoose Jaw seeing a spike in cases of whooping cough
Influenza2017.09.13USA/MaineindividualsFlu arrives early in Maine
Yellow Fever--Nigeriatwo casesKwara Confirms 2 Cases Of Yellow Fever
Hantavirus2006-2017USA/Nevadacounty's first caseWashoe County confirms hantavirus in Reno; first since 2006
eyeworm infection2017.09.19Italytwo casesParasitic eye infection poses significant threat to UK dogs, warn experts
Lymphogranuloma Venereum2017.09.19Hong Kong88-year-old womanFatal traffic accident in Hung Hom
Enterovirus2017.09.05Hong KongHer cerebrospinal fluid specimenCHP investigates case of severe paediatric enterovirus infection
Cholera2017.08Democratic Republic of Congo48 deathsCholera kills 48 in Borno
Respiratory Syndrome2017.09.13Saudi Arabia438 Indonesian nationals19 Jambi pilgrims die of 'natural causes' during hajj
Cholera2017.09.19USAat least 44 lives9.9 million USD needed urgently to respond to cholera outbreak in North-East Nigeria
Influenza--eight-year-old Melbourne girleight-year-old Melbourne girlImmunisation call after Vic girl flu death The family of a young Melbourne girl who died from the flu are urging parents to get their children immunised, a call echoed by authorities.
Typhoid Fever2017.09.10Italythree casesthreats and outbreaks (386)
Dengue2017.09.18PakistanthemDengue death toll rises to 27
Measles2017.09.12Romaniathird personMelbourne hit by measles outbreak
Measles--Australiathird personMeasles alert: Two infectious patients on city trains, visited IKEA Richmond and Chadstone
Aflatoxicosis2017.09.17Kenyaeight pupilKisumu pupil dies, mother admitted after eating aflatoxin infested maize
Yellow Fever--SenegalcaseAfter lab tests in Lagos and Senegal, FG confirms yellow fever case in Kwara
Cholera2017.09.17Sudanfour new casesSudan: New cholera cases in Central Darfur and Sennar, hepatitis in Blue Nile
Hepatitis A2017.09.17NepalpatientsEight test positive for hepatitis A
Gastroenteric Syndrome--Fijifour deathsDEADLY DIARRHEA BLAMED ON FIJI DRINKING WATER
Cough2017.09.14USA/New Yorkone-year-old boyCoughing baby dies after father leaves him in steamy bathroom
Influenza--New Zealand400 deathsHow many Kiwis are dying of flu and pneumonia?
H1N1--USAlot of workersBusinesses Fret Effects of Swine Flu
H1N12017.05.12Australiathree casesWho's at High Risk From Swine Flu?
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever2017.09.14Guineamedical aid workersAmerican Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health-Care Colleague
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever2017.08USAtwo other U.S. medical aid workers4th U.S. Ebola Patient Airlifted to Atlanta Hospital
Respiratory Syndrome2017.09.15Bangladeshsix-month-old babyThree killed in Bangladesh Rohingya refugee camp stampede
Dengue2017.09IndiaAt least five peopleOn the rise: 5 die of lepto, dengue in 2 weeks of September
Malaria2017.09.16Cyprusthree casesMalaria outbreaks reported in the north
Dengue2017.08Philippines542 casesDengue cases in Zamboanga City drop
Cough2017.09.151-year-old Brooklyn boy1-year-old Brooklyn boyBrooklyn boy dies after father left him near hot running shower
Food Poisoning2017.09.16Jordan20 people20 hospitalized in food poisoning incident
Gastroenteric Syndrome2017.09.16ZimbabweMorgan TsvangiraiZimbabwe opposition leader Tsvangirai ill
Salmonella2017.09.11USA210 peopleContinue reading Five Texans hospitalized in papaya-linked salmonella outbreak that's killed two
Salmonella2017.09.15USA/Texas235 peopleContinue reading Five Texans hospitalized in papaya-linked salmonella outbreak that's killed two
Rubella2017.09.16Bangladeshfour childrenBangladesh launches vaccination campaign for Rohingya children
Coronavirus2017.08.30OmancaseNew case of MERS-CoV reported in Oman
bacteria2017.09.15USA/Texastwo cowsNorth Texas dairy part of raw milk warning, 1 sick
Polio2017IndiaFour polio casesFive-day polio eradication drive starts on Monday
Dengue--Sri Lankadengue casesSri Lanka: Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health: Dengue update, 15 September 2017