Recent Disease Incidents

Automatically extracted from MediSys news items by PULS (University of Helsinki, Finland)
 
DiseaseTimeLocationStatusCasesDescription
Hepatitis A2019.07.16North YorkshirecasesInfections slow in hepatitis A outbreak, but more patients likely
Salmonella2019.05Denmark23 peopleMore than 20 ill as part of Salmonella outbreak in Denmark
Rabies2003-2019CanadaBritish Columbia manB.C. man dies of rabies after coming into contact with a bat July 15 Updated
Meningococcal Disease2019New Englandfourth case'Tragic' meningococcal toddler death in New England
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever2019.07.14Democratic Republic of CongopatientTwo Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo
Meningococcal Disease--Australia38-year-old woman'A tragic event': NSW toddler dead after meningococcal diagnosis
Hepatitis A2019.07.07-2019.07.13USA/Florida85 casesNEW Hepatitis A outbreak nears 1,900 cases
Measles2019.07.12New Zealandevery ten casesMeasles warning for end of school holidays
Legionella--USA/Georgiathree confirmed casesDowntown Atlanta hotel closed after 3 confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease Source: Cox Media Group
Anthrax2019.07.10KenyaTwo patients2 dead, 9 hospitalised in suspected anthrax outbreak
Gastroenteric Syndrome2019.07.14KenyaELIJAH MWANGI One personOne dead, 5 hospitalised after drinking homemade alcohol
cluster2019.07.15IndiawomanWoman killed, four hurt after bus rams vehicles
Gastroenteric Syndrome2019.07.15India467 casesGastroenteritis, hepatitis cases on the rise in 15 days
Hepatitis2019.07.15India188 casesGastroenteritis, hepatitis cases on the rise in 15 days
monsoon-related diseases2019.07.15IndiacasesGastroenteritis, hepatitis cases on the rise in 15 days
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever2019.07.15Switzerlandfirst recorded caseEbola case in DRC's Goma 'a warning': WHO
Measles--USA/New York14 new measles casesUS recorded 14 new cases of measles last week
Measles2019.07.07-2019.07.13USAcasesUS recorded 14 new cases of measles last week
H1N12019.07.15BangladeshAt least eight peopleXinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, July 15
H1N12019Indiathree deathsMumbai reports first suspected swine-flu death in monsoon season
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome--Indiaher deathMumbai reports first suspected swine-flu death in monsoon season
Measles2019.07.12UKtwo confirmed casesA letter has been sent out to parents urging them to get their children vaccinated
Dengue2019.07.07-2019.07.14Bangladesh84 Dengue patientsKhokon urges media not to spread panic about Dengue
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever2019.06.17USAtwo casesThe Latest: US, EU promise support to tackle Ebola
Vibrio Vulnificans2019.07.15USA/TennesseemanMemphis man dies after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria
Malaria2019.07.11-2019.07.15Malaysia11 malaria casesCases of malaria in Kuala Lipis now up to 15
SARS2019.07.15NigeriavictimSARS operative chasing hemp smokers shoots innocent man dead in Lagos
Plasmodium Vivax2019.07.11-2019.07.15MalaysiaAll casesMalaria cluster reported in Pahang, Malaysia; Last case reported in 2011
Necrotizing Fasciitis2019.07.14USA/FloridamanMan dies after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria in Florida
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever2019.06.17Italytwo casesRefugee group: 'Alarming' that only 27% of funds received
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever2019.07.14RwandapatientEbola confirmed in DRC city of Goma, Rwanda on alert
Polio2019.07.15Pakistan32 polio casesPakistan: Anti-polio drive begins in KP on Monday
Dengue2019.07.12Nepal35-year-old womanNepal: Woman, 35, dies of dengue in Dharan
Influenza2019Australia92 confirmed influenza-related deathsSA’s deadly flu season claims more lives
Dengue2019.07.15Thailand58 fatalitiesThailand: High alert Dengue Control in Yala
Dengue--Tuvalutwo childrenTuvalu: Tuvalu on high alert for dengue
Influenza2019.07.13India26-year-old womanMumbai: Govandi woman dies, doctors suspect swine flu
Vibrio Vulnificans2019.07.14USA/FloridamanMan dies after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria in Florida
flesh-eating bacteria2019.07.07USA/TennesseemanMan dies after being infected with flesh-eating bacteria
flesh-eating bacteria2019.07.07USA/FloridamanMan dies after being infected with flesh-eating bacteria Source: AP
Source--USA/FloridaManMan dies after being infected with flesh-eating bacteria Source: AP
West Nile Virus2019USA/Mississippifirst human caseMISSISSIPPI - Mississippi Reports 1st Human West Nile Virus Case - Alabama First Case In A Horse
Chikungunya--Hong Kongfirst chikungunya casesTHAILAND - Hong Kong Reports 3 Chikungunya Cases In Travelers To Thailand
Measles2019.07.12USA/OhioStark County residentOhio reports first case of measles in two years amid national outbreak
Syphilis2010-2019EuropeReported casesEurope's syphilis rates soar up 70% since 2010
Myopathy2019.07.14AustraliaBaldivis kangaroosBaldivis kangaroos die despite property developer's relocation efforts
Dengue--Sri Lankadengue casesSri Lanka: Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health: Dengue Update, 12 July 2019
Red Tide2019.06.21USA/Florida81 manateesManatee deaths by watercraft rising at record pace in Florida
Dengue2019.07.14-2019.07.20New CaledoniacasesNEW CALEDONIA RECORDS FIRST DENGUE DEATH
private event illnesses2019.07.12Canadaseven peopleInvestigation into local illness suggest national Salmonella Reading outbreak likely called too soon