Recent Disease Incidents

Automatically extracted from MediSys news items by PULS (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Viral Conjunctivitis2018.07.15-2018.07.21USA/FloridaMore casesAdenovirus causes spike in pink eye 16 Mins It's highly contagious, highly uncomfortable, and doctors are seeing a high number of patients with it.
Salmonella--USA/Minnesotasalmonella casesHy-Vee recalls spring pasta salad tied to salmonella cases
Acute Gastroenteritis2018.07.18Philippines24 deathsPangasinan records 31% decrease in acute gastro cases this year
Legionella2015-2018USA/Illinois13 residentsNews Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. CDT
Food Poisoning--Ukrainefood poisoning Dozens of children suffer food poisoning in Donetsk region
Mayaro Virus2016HaitianyoneResearchers find that yellow fever and Asian tiger mosquitoes can carry new virus
Cholera2018.04Micronesia377 peopleMICRONESIA CHOLERA OUTBREAK KILLS NINE
Cholera2018.07.18Iraqconfirmed casesCholera outbreak kills 6 in Cameroon
Cholera2018.07.08-2018.07.14NigeriaThirteen peopleCholera outbreak kills 6 in Cameroon
Tuberculosis2018.07.18SwitzerlandmotherTrevor Whitaker
H1N12018.04Viet NamwomanMekong Delta on the alert against swine flu
Naegleria Fowleri--Pakistan30-year-old manBrain-eating amoeba kills man in Karachi
Meningococcal Disease--USA/Californiasix casesCase of meningococcal disease confirmed at downtown hostel
West Nile Virus2018.07.17USA/Texasthree casesTexas sees first cases of West Nile virus this year
Measles2018.06Brazilmost recent deathMeasles outbreak spreading from Venezuela
Bordetella Pertussis2018.07.17USA/California20 casesSan Bernardino County child is first to die from whooping cough in California since 2016
West Nile Virus2018.06.27USA/IndianamosquitoesMosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Indiana
bacteria2018.07.13VenezuelaAt least four peopleDon't eat crab meat from Venezuela, CDC and FDA warn amid multistate outbreak
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever2018.07.09Democratic Republic of Congo29 deathsCongo Ebola Outbreak Expected to End Next Week
Enterovirus--Taiwannewborn babyEnterovirus infections reduced from epidemic level...
Bacterial Meningitis2018USA/Michiganthree casesLansing mom says sons got viral meningitis after swimming at park; officials say not possible
Viral Meningitis2018.07.16USA/MichiganHer 3-year-old sonLansing mom says sons got viral meningitis after swimming at park; officials say not possible
Vibrio Parahaemolyticus2018.07.13Venezuelaat least 12 peopleRead the whole entry...
Gastroenteric Syndrome2018.07.16PakistanAt least two childrenGastro claims lives of two children
Smallpox1980USAhundred healthy volunteersFDA Approves Smallpox Treatment as a Measure Against Bioterrorism
Dengue2018.06.26India389 cases120 dengue cases in 20 days, health officials on alert
Malaria--Viet Nam973 malaria casesBinh Phuoc records nearly 1,000 malaria cases
Measles2018.07.11Ugandaall the specimensGov't confirms measles outbreak in Ntoroko, Mayuge
Cholera2018.05Cameroon43 peopleCholera Outbreak Kills 6 People in Cameroon, Central Africa
Hepatitis A--USA/Kentuckyat least one caseHepatitis A continues to spread around Kentucky
Measles2018.07.15PakistanAt least three childrenThree children infected with measles
algae2018.07UKdogHot summer leading to 'toxic' algae
corruption spread2018.07.15-2018.07.21IraqOne person10 - Iraq cuts internet services, sends forces to quell protests
Rotavirus2018.06.13USAmummy trollGaz Beadle's girlfriend Emma McVey reveals what's wrong with baby Chester after vile trolls blame her pregnancy weight
Syphilis2017-2018New Zealand (Aotearoa)four casesKiwi babies dying from syphilis 43 minutes ago Since 2017, there have been four cases of congenital syphilis, including two stillbirths.
South Sudan's Kapoeta state report diseases2018.07.13Sudanover 50 cattleNarus authorities report cattle die-offs
disease--USAmotherMother from KS battles flesh-eating bacteria with at least 15 surgeries
disease--USA/KansasmotherMother from KS battles flesh-eating bacteria with at least 15 surgeries
flesh-eating bacteria infection--USA/Kansasher husbandMother from KS battles flesh-eating bacteria with at least 15 surgeries
unemployment spread2018.07.15IraqTwo demonstratorsIraq police fire in air as protesters try to storm Basra govt building
spread2018.07.15Indiafive peopleMH-CHILD-LIFTING-POLICE - Lynching incidents: Police to devise ways to deal with rumour-mongering By Dnyanesh Chavan
Dengue--Sri Lankadengue casesSri Lanka: Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health: Dengue Update, 13 July 2018
Meningococcal Disease--Australiafive casesSecond meningococcal case in Tasmania
Rabies2018.07.15-2018.07.21USA/DelawarefoxFox in Dagsboro tests positive for rabies
Tuberculosis--Zambiaher husbandTB diagnosis ignites trouble in marriage
Cyclosporiasis2018.07.12USA/Iowa15 casesIowa, Illinois investigating infections linked to McDonald’s salad
Measles2018.07.06USA/Oregonconfirmed caseThird measles case confirmed in northwestern Oregon
Malaria2018.07.08-2018.07.14Ghanayoung childrenHarry Styles moved to tears on Comic Relief trip to Ghana after meeting three-year-old child suffering from malaria and anaemia
Food Poisoning2018.07.07Kuwait149 persons149 suffer food poisoning after eating at falafel ...
Salmonella2018.07.12USA/Florida27 more peopleSource, Fair use, Wikimedia Commons