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17.04.2024

Vietnam

Rabies

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Update – There has been an increase in rabies infections, recorded in 22 cities and provinces and 20 fatalities in 2024.
This disease is being transmitted within the community.

Date Total number of cases Number of new cases
10, April 2024 45

17.04.2024

Zambia

Conjunctivitis

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Update – A rise in cases has been reported, since the beginning of March, across in Northern province in Mpulungu district and Eastern provinces particularly in Mambwe district. Most cases have been reported in in school children.
This disease is being transmitted within the community.

Date Total number of cases Number of new cases
08, April 2024 >3,900

17.04.2024

USA

H5N1 Avian flu

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Update – A human case of avian influenza A(H5N1) virus was reported in Texas. The case was identified in a person who had direct exposure to dairy cattle This is the first time cattle have been confirmed infected with avian influenza A(H5N1). There is currently an outbreak of avian influenza A(H5N1) in several dairy farms in Texas. To date there have been no reports of human-to-human spread and the risk of infection to the general public is low. Those who work with infected animals are at risk. Contact tracing has not identified additional cases.
Currently, transmission appears to be sporadic.

Date Total number of cases Number of new cases
09, April 2024 1 1
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17.04.2024

Vietnam

H5N1 Avian flu

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Update – 21-year-old male has tested positive for influenza A(H5), in Khánh Hòa province. The patient has died after receiving intensive treatment. The individual had exposure to wild birds near his residence. Preventative public health measures have been activated and contact tracing has commenced. No other cases have been detected.
Currently, transmission appears to be sporadic.

Date Total number of cases Number of new cases
12, April 2024 1 1

17.04.2024

USA

Measles

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Update – An outbreak in Chicago (Illinois state) has been ongoing since early March. Additional infections linked to this outbreak have also been detected in Lake and Will counties (both Illinois). The number of new infections reported in recent weeks has decreased. Most infections are linked to the new arrivals shelter in unvaccinated or under-vaccinated children four years of age and younger
This disease is being transmitted within the community.

Date Total number of cases Number of new cases
12, April 2024 >61

17.04.2024

Uruguay

Western Equine Encephalitis

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Update – Cases were reported in Montevideo Maldonado, and San Jose departments. Suspected cases have been reported in Canelones, Cerro Largo, Colonia, Durazno, Lavalleja, Montevideo, Rio Negro, Rivera, Rocha, Salto, San Jose and Tacuarembo.
Currently, transmission appears to be sporadic.

Date Total number of cases Number of new cases
09, April 2024 >5

17.04.2024

Uruguay

Dengue

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Update – Dengue infections have increased in all the country, with over 200 locally acquired cases since the beginning of 2024. Montevideo, Paysandú and Salto departments are the most affected. There is also shortage of mosquito repellent in Uruguay.
This disease is being transmitted within the community.

Date Total number of cases Number of new cases
11, April 2024 >200

17.04.2024

Uruguay

Meningitis

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Update – The level of meningococcal disease has been high this year. Infected individuals are unconnected to each other. The most are children under five, teenagers, and young adults.
This disease is being transmitted within the community.

Date Total number of cases Number of new cases
09, April 2024

17.04.2024

Vietnam

H9N2 Avian flu

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Update – A 37-year-old man has tested positive for influenza A(H9) in Ti?n Giang province. He is hospitalised in Ho Chi Minh City. This is Vietnam’s first human case of influenza A(H9). Further tested is underway to confirm the N type of the strain. The patient resided near a poultry trading market, but no sick or dead birds were reported. Close contacts are being monitored, but no other cases have been identified so far.
Currently, transmission appears to be sporadic.

Date Total number of cases Number of new cases
12, April 2024 1 1

17.04.2024

United Kingdom

Measles

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Update – Infections are surging. This outbreak is 15 times higher than in previous years and midlands is the most affected. The majority of cases have been in the ages of 10 and under.
Health authorities are urging people to ensure they are up to date with their vaccinations.
This disease is being transmitted within the community.

Date Total number of cases Number of new cases
09, April 2024 >1000s

17.04.2024

Uganda

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Update – An outbreak has been reported in Kiruhura, Kyankwanzi and Lyantonde. Several deaths have been reported.
Currently, the transmission at this location appears to be within a cluster.

Date Total number of cases Number of new cases
08, April 2024 >12 12

17.04.2024

Uganda

Measles

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Update – Infections since beginning of 2024 are increasing and have been reported in the districts of Amuru, Arua, Hoima, Kasese, Kassanda, Koboko, Kyenjojo, Maracha, Mbale, Obongi and Yumbe. Several deaths have been reported.
This disease is being transmitted within the community.

Date Total number of cases Number of new cases
08, April 2024

17.04.2024

Thailand

Pertussis

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Update – The number of cases of pertussis has been rising, significantly in southern Thailand, primarily in the provinces of Narathiwat, Pattani and Yala. More than 500 cases have been reported since January 2024.
This disease is being transmitted within the community.

Date Total number of cases Number of new cases
10, April 2024 >500

17.04.2024

Tanzania

Cholera

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Update – The outbreak started in september in 2023 and currently continuing in 12 regions in Tanzania , with Mwanza being the most affected region but also including Dar es Salaam, Dodoma, Kagera, Katavi, Kigoma, Manyara, Morogoro, Rukwa, Shinyanga, Simiyu and Singida. .
This disease is being transmitted within the community.

Date Total number of cases Number of new cases
08, April 2024

17.04.2024

Somalia

Measles

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Update – An outbreak is ongoing throughout the country. The most affected regions areBanadir, Galgadud, Gedo and Nugal. . The majority of infections are in children under five years. The vaccination coverage is low. The authorities are scaling up vaccinations in an effort to control the outbreak.
This disease is being transmitted within the community.

Date Total number of cases Number of new cases
09, April 2024

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