Across 7 West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d?Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Togo) there have been 38 cases of wild polio reported in 2008 and an additional 13 cases so far in 2009.
The reporting of 38 cases of polio across 7 West African countries in 2008 and an additional 13 cases in the first 2 months of 2009 has prompted the concerned countries with coordination support fr
An outbreak of meningitis has occurred in Niger and claimed the lives of vulnerable populations.
Since the beginning of 2009 the Brazil is experiencing dengue outbreaks. Several cases of dengue are registred in the states of Acre, Roraima, Espiritu Santo, Amap?, Bah?a and Minas Gerais.
In Peru, several cases of dengue have been registred between the first three months of the year. The Ministry of Health has declared that the outbreak is a matter of public health.
Sanitary emergency declared in the Department of San Martin, Oran and Rivadavia.
Cholera : killed 9, 143 affected persons
Source : Emdat
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