Recent Disease Incidents

Automatically extracted from MediSys news items by PULS (University of Helsinki, Finland)
 
DiseaseTimeLocationStatusCasesDescription
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever2018.11.14Democratic Republic of Congoseveral Congolese soldiersU.N. says 7 peacekeepers killed in fight against Congo rebels
Salmonella Newport2018.11.15USA/Arizona246 peopleJBS Salmonella Outbreak Grows to 246 in 25 States with 6.9 Million Pounds of Meat Recalled
Hepatitis C2018.11.15USA/Utahseven peopleWhile waiting for her trial on allegations she infected patients with hepatitis C, this former Utah nurse faced the wrath, and leniency, of a federal judge
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever2018.11.15MexicoAmerican hikerFamily: North Carolina hiker missing in Mexico killed
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever2018.11.14USAseveral Congolese soldiers7 UN peacekeepers killed by rebels in DR Congo
Respiratory Syndrome2018.11.15USA/OklahomamusicianRoy Clark, country star and 'Hee Haw' host, dead at 85
Salmonella--USA/CaliforniaOne personDeadly Salmonella Outbreak Related To Raw Turkey Grows In Md., Va. As Thanksgiving Nears
Salmonella--Turkey1 deathDeadly Salmonella Outbreak Related To Raw Turkey Grows In Md., Va. As Thanksgiving Nears
West Nile Virus2018USA/Kentucky17 confirmed casesWNV in Kentucky Horses: Case Confirmed in Logan County
Cholera--Democratic Republic of Congo857 livesDEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - Death Toll From DRC Cholera Outbreak At 857
West Nile Virus2018.11.15Canada123 domestic horsesWest Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases national surveillance report October 21 to 27 (Week 43)
disease2018.11.11BangladeshFour childrenFour children die of ‘unknown’ disease in Chattogram
Food Poisoning2018.11.14Bangladeshcase30 students fall sick after meal at hall canteen
Mumps--IrelandcasesHSE warn over increase in mumps cases in west
Hepatitis A2017.12-2018.11USA/Tennessee150 casesNashville reports 150 hepatitis A cases in nearly a year
Norovirus2018.11.14USA/Californiashelter housing wildfire evacueesCamp Fire: Norovirus Outbreak At Chico Evacuation Shelter
illnesses2018.11.04-2018.11.10USA/Californiaone reported deathFood safety officials stress safe handling of raw turkey
disease2018.11.14USA/New YorkpeopleVIDEO: November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Leptospirosis2018.11.04-2018.11.10CanadaSarah Galbraith's beloved dogVancouver Island dog owner issues warning after pet dies of bacterial infection
Dengue2018.11.15Bangladeshdengue caseKader Siddiqui down with dengue Krishak Sramik Janata League president Kader Siddiqui Bir...
Herpes1997USA/Floridaone 22-year-old research assistantRhesus macaques in Florida: Population predicted to double, and of course there is Herpes B
spread2018.11.14USA/CaliforniaTwo peopleFamous feel full fury of California firestorms
Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease--USA/Iowa432 white-tail deerIllinois deer hunters should be aware of 400 deer with EHD this shotgun season
Bordetella Pertussis2018.10CanadaTwenty-five casesOver 2 dozen whooping cough cases confirmed in communities north of Saskatoon
Lyme Disease2018.04USA/Mainemost casesHot, dry summers might be cutting into Maine Lyme cases
disease2018USA/Tennesseelocal addiction treatment consultantAddiction consultant in Tenn. fatally overdoses According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, opioid overdose deaths killed more people than vehicle accidents in 2017.
Dengue2018.11.14TaiwancaseKaohsiung reports one new indigenous dengue fever case: CDC
Measles--USA68 casesMeasles outbreak reaches 68 confirmed cases in New York
Rabies2018.11.04-2018.11.10MoroccocatON HIS DEATHBED Final pic of rabies death Brit as family reveal agonising last weeks
Rash Syndrome2018.11.14Philippinesmale inmatesBacolod inmates get measles shot amid fever, rash outbreak
Streptococcus Pneumoniae--FijicasesAust-subsidised vaccine helps Fijian kids
Food Poisoning2018.11.14Tuvalutwo childrenAlleged food poisoning: Probe committee to meet today over minors’ death
Respiratory Syndrome2018.11.14Hong KongThree more patientsUpdate on cluster of Parainfluenza Virus Type 3 cases in Siu Lam Hospital
cluster2018.11.14Hong KongpatientsUpdate on cluster of Parainfluenza Virus Type 3 cases in Siu Lam Hospital
Cholera2018.11.13Nigeriapersons175 dead, 10,000 hospitalised as Cholera hits North-East
Source2018.11.20USA/Georgia90 confirmed caseCDC still perplexed over cause of rare polio-like illness Source: Cox Media Group
polio-like illness2018USAMore than 200 casesMore than 200 cases of polio-like illness under investigation 6 Mins There have been 80 confirmed cases of the polio-like illness known as AFM in 25 states this year as of Friday, the US Centers for Disease
mysterious paralyzing illness--USA/Montana1 confirmed caseMontana has 1 confirmed case of mysterious paralyzing illness, another possible
Measles2018.11.13Israel11 confirmed casesOcean County measles outbreak continues to spread with 5 more cases
flesh-eating bacteria2018.10USA/MichigancaseFlesh-eating bacteria survivor says hunks of ‘meat’ peeled right off in the shower
mysterious polio-like illness2018.11.04-2018.11.10USA90 casesCDC Probe Continues as Cases of Polio-Like Illness Rise in Kids
Food Poisoning2018.11.11Indiatwo minor brothersCommittee set up to oversee Sindh Food Authority
diseases2019.03NigeriapersonsHIV Trust Fund reach March 2019 – NACA
Avian Influenza2018.11.13USA/Pennsylvaniapositive casePennsylvania Department of Agriculture : Agriculture Officials Urge Vigilant Poultry Biosecurity During Fall Migration
Rabies2018.11.12UKfatal caseNov 2018 13 Rabies risk warning to travellers
Polio2018.10.13USA/Wisconsinonly two casesSix ill from rare polio-like illness in Wisconsin
Respiratory Syndrome2018.11.04-2018.11.10New York City professor89-year-old psychology professorNew York City subway push victim’s widow wants mystery man to come forward
Food Poisoning2018.11.13Hong Kong10 personsCHP investigates suspected food poisoning outbreak
Brucella2017Mexicoseven human brucellosis casesMexico: Brucellosis cases up in the Middle Zone
Malaria2018.11BrazilcasesMalaria: 300K bednets sent to Amazon Region of Brazil