Latest Health News

  • 27-Apr-2017 French Guiana - Dengue fever
    Publish Date: 27/04/2017 16:05:36

    Dengue fever is a continuing problem in French Guiana with 520 probable cases, Jan-Sep 16.

  • 27-Apr-2017 Ecuador (inc. Galapagos Is) - Chikungunya
    Publish Date: 27/04/2017 13:35:13

    Over 1,700 confirmed cases of chikungunya were reported in 2016.

  • 27-Apr-2017 Democratic Republic Of Congo - Measles
    Publish Date: 27/04/2017 13:31:28

    DRC is one of the countries highlighted by the WHO as having a particular problem with measles. Over 14,000 cases have been reported from Maniema (C), South Kivu (E), Tanganyika (E), Ituri (NE) and Equateur (NW) regions, Nov 16-Apr 17. Measles is a viral infection which causes a red blotchy rash and occasionally more serious disease. 2 doses of the MMR vaccine are recommended to provide protection against the disease.

  • 27-Apr-2017 Borneo (Kalimantan-Indonesia) - Measles
    Publish Date: 27/04/2017 12:48:53

    Indonesia is one of the countries highlighted by the WHO as having a particular problem with measles. Measles is a viral infection which causes a red blotchy rash and occasionally more serious disease. 2 doses of the MMR vaccine are recommended to provide protection against the disease.

  • 27-Apr-2017 New Caledonia - Dengue fever
    Publish Date: 27/04/2017 11:45:57

    There has been an increase in cases of dengue fever, with over 2,800 cases, Sep 16-Apr 17. Noumea (S) is most affected.

  • 27-Apr-2017 French Polynesia (includes Tahiti) - Dengue fever
    Publish Date: 27/04/2017 11:39:40

    There is an ongoing outbreak of dengue fever with 43 cases reported, Feb-Mar 17.

  • 27-Apr-2017 French Polynesia (includes Tahiti) - Dengue fever
    Publish Date: 27/04/2017 11:25:56

    43 cases of dengue fever have been reported, Jan-Apr 17.

  • 27-Apr-2017 Australia - Dengue Fever
    Publish Date: 27/04/2017 11:21:52

    Over 400 confirmed cases of dengue fever have been reported, Jan-Apr 17. 1,900 cases were reported Jan-Oct 16. Cases are reported each year on the NE coast of Queensland especially around Cairns and Townsville.

  • 27-Apr-2017 Cambodia - Dengue fever
    Publish Date: 27/04/2017 11:20:04

    206 suspected cases of dengue fever have been reported, Jan-Apr 17. 1,915 cases (4 deaths) were reported, Jan-May 16.

  • 27-Apr-2017 Vietnam - Dengue fever
    Publish Date: 27/04/2017 11:17:55

    Over 12,800 cases of dengue fever have been reported from 39 out of 63 provinces, Jan-Feb 17. Over 122,000 cases (43 deaths) were reported during 2016.