Recent Disease Incidents

Automatically extracted from MediSys news items by PULS (University of Helsinki, Finland)
 
DiseaseTimeLocationStatusCasesDescription
Dengue2019.12.05Sudan3,498 casesDengue fever declining in eastern Sudan’s Kassala
Wound Botulism2019.11.21USA/Californiatwo suspected casesFlesh-eating bacteria linked to heroin kills 7 in California
H1N12019.12.05Trinidad and Tobago24 peopleH1N1 victim laid to rest
Norovirus2019.12.01WalescasesAddenbrooke's warning after highly contagious Norovirus outbreak in UK hospitals
Norovirus--UKsix patientsAddenbrooke's warning after highly contagious Norovirus outbreak in UK hospitals
Measles2019.12.06IsraelTwenty childrenIsrael sending team to Samoa to help battle measles outbreak
Cold2019.11.29USA/Texas64-year-old man6th cold-related death of the season in Cook County reported in Austin
cardiovascular disease2019.11.11USA/Texas56-year-old man6th cold-related death of the season in Cook County reported in Austin
Measles2019.12.06KenyaTwenty childrenAnti-vaxxer arrested as Samoa battles measles epidemic
Dengue--Sri Lankadengue casesSri Lanka: Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health: Dengue Update, 5 December 2019
Measles2019.12.01-2019.12.07Canadafour-week-old daughterSamoa Sevens team don black arm bands, hold minute's silence in honour of measles victims
Measles2019.12.06Western Samoa4,357 measles casesSamoa measles epidemic death toll rises to 63
Flesh-eating bacteria--USA/Californiaseven peopleFlesh-eating bacteria linked to heroin kills 7 in California
H1N12019.12.05South Africaonly one deathResults of reported second H1N1 case not conclusive
H1N12019.12.05Swazilandall H1N1 casesResults of reported second H1N1 case not conclusive
Influenza2015-2019USA/TexaschildTarrant County Reports 1st Pediatric Flu Death Since 2015
Influenza2019.12.05USAone childProtecting Your Family Doctor: Flu season begins and might be worse than usual Olivia Proia 6:45 PM, Dec 05, 2019
Influenza2019.12.05USA/New Yorkflu casesProtecting Your Family Doctor: Flu season begins and might be worse than usual Olivia Proia 6:45 PM, Dec 05, 2019
Escherichia Coli2019.11.26USA/Californiaadditional 35 peopleMore than 100 infected in E. coli outbreak tied to California romaine lettuce
Measles2019.10New Zealand (Aotearoa)140 casesSamoa measels outbreak: One death overnight brings death toll to 63
Hepatitis A2019.11USA/Nebraskaat least 11 peopleHepatitis A outbreak linked to blackberries spreads to 6 states: CDC
Measles2019.12.05New Zealand--Samoa’s capital deserted as teams battle measles epidemic
Measles2019.12.01-2019.12.07South Pacificmore than 4,200 peopleSamoa goes door-to-door to fight measles, combat anti-vaccination messages The epidemic has infected more than 4,200 and killed over 60 people, mostly babies and young children. Reuters, 2019-12-05 09:50:00+08:00
Measles2019.12.05Australia62 peopleSamoa shuts down in unprecedented battle against measles
Measles2019.11.24-2019.11.30Tongameasles casesTonga measles outbreak tops 400 cases
Bubonic Plague2019.11Chinapatient4 released in bubonic plague case
Measles2019.12.02Ukraineislands' deeply religious populationSamoa in Christmas lockdown as measles deaths top 50
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever2019.11.24-2019.11.30Democratic Republic of Congotwo peopleMSF pulls staff from DR Congo's east after incident
brief illness2019.12.02USA/District of ColumbiawriterStar Trek writer D.C. Fontana dead at 80
Chikungunya2019.11DjiboutiSeveral casesDJIBOUTI - Chikungunya Reported In Djibouti - Precautions Advised
Cholera2019.12.04Somaliaseven peopleSOMALIA - Cholera Outbreak Kills 7 People In SW Somalia
Monkeypox2019.12.04UKcaseUNITED KINGDOM - Rare Monkeypox Case Detected In England
African Swine Fever2019.12.04PolandlivestockDeadly swine flu outbreak breaks out in Poland near Germany
Measles2019.12.03Fiji15 casesSport: Fiji postpones all sporting competition following measles outbreak
Monkeypox2019.12.04Nigeriaunidentified patientBritish health officials confirm human case of monkeypox
Monkeypox2019.12.04London/UKcaseBritish health officials confirm human case of monkeypox
H1N12019.12.04PolandlivestockDeadly swine flu outbreak breaks out in Poland near Germany Source: AP
Lymphogranuloma Venereum2019.12.04Hong Kong68-year-old manFatal traffic accident in Tin Shui Wai
Botulism--Kyrgyzstan23 botulism cases23 botulism incidences registered in Bishkek in 11 months
Syphilis2004-2019USA/Georgia383 patientsEnd-Stage Renal Disease Patients at Higher Risk for Syphilis
Influenza--USA/ArkansasfourFlu deaths in state rise to 6
Dengue2018India27 dengue deathsDon’t do politics over dengue: Mamata Banerjee
Measles--UKtwo casessamoa Local doctors “working fingers to the bone,” says U.K. specialist By Sapeer Mayron, 04/12/2019
Hepatitis C2019.12.04USA/California205 uninsured baby boomersHCV Screening of Baby Boomers Continues to Lag in U.S. Safety-Net Clinics
Measles2019.11American Samoatwo childrenHigh vaccination rates keeping American Samoa measles free
Hepatitis A2019.11.30USA/Florida38 additional outbreak casesFlorida reports dozens more hepatitis A cases
Hepatitis A2019.12.02USA/Iowa9 peopleHepatitis A outbreak linked to blackberries: 16 cases in six states
Measles--Samoababysamoa Mother praises hospital for baby's recovery from measles By Talaia Mika, 04/12/2019
Varicella2019.11.24-2019.11.30Taiwan16 casesChickenpox in Taiwan enters epidemic season
infections2019.12.04Nepalnine peopleNews Scan for Dec 03, 2019