Latest Health News

  • 23-Jun-2017 Zanzibar and Pemba (Tanzania) - Cholera
    Publish Date: 23/06/2017 09:35:01

    At least 180 cases (1 death) of cholera have been reported on Zanzibar, Jun 17. Treatment camps have been opened in West-Unguja and North-Unguja regions. Large outbreaks of cholera were recorded during 2016.

  • 23-Jun-2017 Ukraine - Botulism
    Publish Date: 23/06/2017 09:27:54

    There have been 62 cases (9 deaths) of botulism reported in Ukraine, Apr-Jun 17. Almost all these cases are associated with the consumption of dried fish. Reports state that there is a shortage of anti-botulism serum in the country. Botulism is caused by a toxin usually acquired after ingesting contaminated food, often from home canning. Initial symptoms consist of blurred vision, difficulty swallowing and speaking progressing to generalised paralysis.

  • 22-Jun-2017 Yemen (Republic Of) - Cholera
    Publish Date: 22/06/2017 18:31:23

    The WHO has reported over 167,000 suspected cases of cholera in 20 provinces, with Al Hudaydah (W), Al Bayda (SW), Hajjah (NW), Sana'a (W) and Ta'izz (SW) Governates most affected, Oct 16-Jun 17. 1,149 deaths have been recorded, Apr-Jun 17.

  • 13-Jun-2017 Bolivia - Chikungunya
    Publish Date: 13/06/2017 20:51:49

    2,144 suspected cases of chikungunya have been reported, Jan-May 17. Over 19,500 suspected cases were reported Jan-Oct 16.

  • 13-Jun-2017 St Martin (France) - Chikungunya
    Publish Date: 13/06/2017 20:49:52

    2 confirmed cases of chikungunya have been reported, Jan-Mar 17.

  • 13-Jun-2017 Puerto Rico - Chikungunya virus
    Publish Date: 13/06/2017 20:25:02

    8 confirmed cases of chikungunya have been reported, Jan-May 17. 177 confirmed cases were reported in 2016.

  • 13-Jun-2017 Martinique - Chikungunya
    Publish Date: 13/06/2017 20:22:46

    9 confirmed cases of chikungunya were reported Jan-Apr 17.

  • 13-Jun-2017 Guadeloupe - Chikungunya
    Publish Date: 13/06/2017 20:20:47

    5 confirmed cases of chikungunya have been reported, Jan-Mar 17.

  • 13-Jun-2017 Panama - Chikungunya
    Publish Date: 13/06/2017 20:17:51

    774 suspected cases of chikungunya have been reported, Jan-Jun 17. 6 confirmed cases were reported in 2016.

  • 13-Jun-2017 Nicaragua - Chikungunya
    Publish Date: 13/06/2017 20:14:40

    377 suspected cases of chikungunya have been reported, Jan-May 17. Over 4,600 suspected cases of chikungunya were reported, Jan-Apr 16.