Recent Disease Incidents

Automatically extracted from MediSys news items by PULS (University of Helsinki, Finland)
immediately reportable diseases--Liberia37 deathsLiberia: Liberia: Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response Bulletin, Week 15 (April 9 – 15, 2018)
Influenza--Australia18 peopleMandatory vaccine programs to curb aged care influenza
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome2018.04.22USA/New Jerseytwo patientsAt least 62 with E. coli in 16 States Linked to Romaine Lettuce from Yuma, Arizona
outbreaks2018.04.17USA/Kentucky40 casesOhio EMA issues warning of Hepatitis A outbreak in Kentucky
Hepatitis A2018USA/Ohio31 casesOhio EMA issues warning of Hepatitis A outbreak in Kentucky
Escherichia Coli2018.04.20USAmore than 50 peopleSaturday April 21, 2018 12:00 PM Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears
Measles--USA/New YorkTwo European touristsJehovah's Witnesses in NYC Area Exposed to Measles
Escherichia Coli2018.04.21USA/California31 peopleU.S. customers advised to throw away romaine lettuce amid E. coli outbreak
illness2018.04.19USA/Wisconsinone probable caseMilwaukee health officials issue synthetic marijuana alert
Escherichia Coli2018.04.20Canada34 peopleInvestigation into E. coli outbreak in Alberta, Canada expands
Cerebral Malaria2018.03.31MalawiplayerMalawi under-20 player dies in Portugal of suspected malaria
Influenza--UKpatientNHS Fife microbiologists receive award for 30 minute flu test
Measles2018.04.04TaiwanwomanMeasles cluster confirmed at Linkou Chang Gung Mem...
Measles2018.03.17ThailandTaiwanese manTigerair Taiwan cabin crew to be fined for negligence
Measles--Japantwo cabin crew membersTigerair Taiwan cabin crew to be fined for negligence
Escherichia Coli2018.04.20USA/Alaska53 peopleCDC expands warning in E. coli outbreak from Arizona lettuce
Bordetella Pertussis2018.04.20Belizeconfirmed caseMinistry of Health monitors possible presence of whooping cough in Belize
Escherichia Coli2018.04.20USA/Arizona31 peopleeNCA | Spreading E.coli outbreak prompts US lettuce warning
Dengue2018Philippinesthree peopleDengue Vaccine Use Should Be Restricted: WHO
Hepatitis A2018.04.14USA/Kentuckythree deaths3) 3 dead in Kentucky from hepatitis A outbreak
Wound Botulism2018.04.20USA/California67-year-old manCounty concerned about rise in wound botulism cases among heroin users; first death reported
notifiable diseases2018.04.20Pakistanonly two patients614 patients reported at HFH with notifiable infectious diseases
no reported illnesses2018.04.21USA/ArizonaGiant Eagle customersGiant Eagle Voluntarily Recalls Items Prepared with Romaine Lettuce Due to Potential E. coli Contamination
Coccidioidomycosis--USA/Californianine deathsValley fever bills pass the Assembly
Influenza2018.04.20Samoamy parents102 and still going strong
outbreaks2018.04.19USA/Michiganmore than 800 peopleHealth commissioner: Hepatitis outbreak no reason to stay away from Kentucky Derby
Hepatitis A2017-2018USA/Rhode Islandmore than 300 Hepatitis A casesCVS Pharmacy Offering Hepatitis A Vaccine to Kentuckians Following an Increase in Confirmed Cases of the Virus
Dengue--Sri Lankadengue casesSri Lanka: Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health: Dengue update, 19 April 2018
Tuberculosis2016South AfricaelephantHow to test an elephant for TB
Gastroenteric Syndrome--USA/Californiagirl's motherCalifornia inmate released after 25 years on death row
Legionella2015-2018USA/IllinoisThirteen peopleRauner's point person on Legionnaires' makes $20K monthly
Cholera2018.03.28-2018.04.16Nigeriamore than 340 suspected cholera casesNigeria: Lake Chad Basin - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #12, Fiscal Year (FY) 2018
Herpes--ChinamotherMum leaves baby son covered in sores after kissing him while infected with herpes
Escherichia Coli2018.04.18USA/Montana53 casesE. coli outbreak spreads to 16 states, consumers urged to toss chopped romaine: CDC
Influenza--USA/North Carolinatwo flu-related deathsTwo new flu deaths reported in NC as season comes to an end
Norovirus--Canada9 casesNorovirus outbreak in Canada — here’s what’s triggering the vomiting bug
Tuberculosis2018.03Canada14-year-old boyNain gets X-ray machine after teen dies of TB
Plague2018.04.17USA/Kentuckywoman“Very high” fire danger plagues eastern Colorado plains Thursday, winter storm expected to descend Friday
Paralytic Syndrome2018.04.18Bangladeshfive other Bangladeshi workersFamily faces uncertain future as Rashed’s death hits home
Malaria2016-2018Africazero child deathsHow a Christian charity working in West Africa has helped reduced malaria deaths to zero
Measles2018.03AustraliapatientsMeasles alert issued after four new WA cases reported
Shigella2018.04.17USA/New YorkNew York City's house miceNew viruses found in New York City's house mice: study
Dengue2018.04.19Pakistannot a single confirmed caseNo dengue fever patient from ICT reported so far
Jaundice2018.04.19CanadafamilyAt 95, Coquitlam's 'Granny Bea' is Canada's oldest blood donor
Lassa Fever2018.04.18Nigeriatwo deathsRead more about Two die of Lassa fever in Abuja
Salmonella2018.04.18USA/IdahoHealthy personsViable Solutions, LLC Recalls Certain Kratom-Containing Powder Products Because Of Possible Health Risk
Hepatitis A2018.01USA/West Virginia311 casesHepatitis A outbreak reported in 2 West Virginia counties
Acute hepatitis A2018.01USA/West Virginiamore than 20 casesHepatitis A outbreak reported in 2 West Virginia counties
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome2018.03.13-2018.04.06USA/IdahoThirty-one ill peopleRomaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak Spikes to 53 in 16 States and 5 with Kidney Failure
Escherichia Coli2018.04.18USA/Idaho53 peopleRomaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak Spikes to 53 in 16 States and 5 with Kidney Failure