Epidemic

Epidemic in Kyrgyzstan

English

An outbreak of poliomyelitis provoked by a wild poliovirus of type I was reported in Tajikistan in March. It is the first outbreak of imported poliomyelitis in WHO European region since it was certified polio-free in 2002. Uzbekistan has also reported one AFP case in Tashkent which was under investigation.

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Epidemic in Kyrgyzstan

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2010-000112-KGZ

Region: 

Kyrgyzstan

Occurance Date: 

11/03/2010

latitude: 

41

longitude: 

75

Epidemic in Gabon

English

Since April 2010, Gabon has been hit by the outbreak of the Chikungunya and Dengue epidemics. After laboratory analysis, 303 cases tested positive for the Chikungunya virus, 84 cases diagnosed with the Dengue virus, while 15 other cases of co-infections were discovered. No death has been reported yet.The Provinces affected by these epidemics are Lolo and Haut Ogooué, specifically the towns of Franceville, Lastourville and Koulamoutou. It is feared that Gabon could be affected by a general outbreak of the epidemics, especially as it is the peak of the farming season in that country.

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Epidemic in Gabon

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2010-000111-GAB

Region: 

Ogooué, Lolo and Haut Ogooué

Occurance Date: 

10/06/2010

latitude: 

-1

longitude: 

12

Epidemic in Cameroon

English

A cholera epidemic is currently hitting the Mogode, Kousseri, Makary and Mada health districts of Far North Region of Cameroon.

Source: http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=19122

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Epidemic in Cameroon

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2010-000110-CMR

Region: 

Cameroon

Occurance Date: 

09/06/2010

latitude: 

13

longitude: 

14

Epidemic in Uganda

English

Cholera outbreak has been confirmed in Moroto district where a total of 58 cases with 3 deaths have so far been recorded.

Source: GlideNumber

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Epidemic in Uganda

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2010-000088-UGA

Region: 

Moroto District

Occurance Date: 

10/05/2010

latitude: 

3

longitude: 

35

Epidemic in South Africa

English

At the beginning of February 2010 Rift valley fever was detected in the Free State Province in the Bultfontein area. Since then outbreaks have been detected in in 6 other provinces:

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Epidemic in South Africa

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2010-000080-ZAF

Region: 

Free State Province in the Bultfontein area

Occurance Date: 

27/04/2010

latitude: 

-29

longitude: 

26

Epidemic in the Americas

English

Countries of the Americas reported a total of 146,006 cases of dengue, out of which 2,706 were severe dengue. A total of 79 deaths have been reported, with a Regional fatality rate of 2.9%.

Source:

http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=19052

http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=19053

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Epidemic in Americas

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2010-000058-ARG, EP-2010-000058-BRA, EP-2010-000058-COL , EP-2010-000058-SLV, EP-2010-000058-HND, EP-2010-000058-PRY, EP-2010-000058-PRI

Region: 

Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Honduras, Paraguay, Puerto Rico

Occurance Date: 

16/03/2010

Epidemic in Mozambique

English

New cycle of cholera started in such way that until 6th of February, 638 cases 12 deaths with a CFR of 1,8% were notified in the provinces of Cabo Delgado, Niassa, Zambezia and Sofala.

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Epidemic in Mozambique

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2010-000044-MOZ

Region: 

Cabo Delgado, Niassa, Zambezia and Sofala

Occurance Date: 

05/03/2010

Epidemic in Burkina Faso

English

Burkina-Faso is once again hit by a new outbreak of meningitis. About 1,251 cases and 193 deaths have been registered within six weeks.

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Epidemic in Burkina Faso

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2010-000039-BFA

Region: 

Burkina Faso

Occurance Date: 

02/03/2010

Epidemic in Madagscar

English

The eastern coast of Madagascar experiences malaria throughout the year. The Institute Pasteur Laboratory has confirmed the diagnosis of Chikungunia on February 8th. Patients suffer from high fever and asthenia which keeps them bedridden for 2-3 days and thus affects schools and local and national economies.

Source GLIDEnumber

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Epidemic in Madagscar

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2010-000032-MDG

Region: 

Eastern coast of Madagascar

Occurance Date: 

23/02/2010

Epidemic Cameroon

English

Since 25 January 2010, two cases of measles have been discovered within the camp. The Cameroon Red Cross Society that has been managing the camp has intensified epidemiological surveillance.

Source: GLIDEnumber

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Epidemic Cameroon

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2010-000022-CMR

Region: 

Cameroon

Occurance Date: 

09/02/2010

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