21 Apr 2017

Legionnaires’ disease in Dubai

Legionnaires’ disease reported in travellers visiting Dubai Read more

21 Apr 2017

Vaccines in the news: product shortages

Update on vaccine availability and risk assessment for pre-travel vaccination Read more

06 Apr 2017

Measles in Europe

A reminder for travellers to be up to date with measles vaccine Read more

06 Apr 2017

European cluster of cases of hepatitis A

Outbreaks of hepatitis A have been reported in Europe mostly affecting men who have sex with men (MSM) Read more

05 Apr 2017

Yellow fever outbreak in Brazil: Update

Risk areas expanded further to include whole of Rio de Janeiro state, Sao Paulo state excluding Sao Paulo city and new areas in Bahia state Read more

29 Mar 2017

Updated yellow fever chapter published

An updated yellow fever chapter of Immunisation and infectious disease has been published Read more

16 Mar 2017

Yellow fever cases in travellers

European travellers visiting yellow fever risk regions in South America Read more

14 Mar 2017

Schistosomiasis reminder for travellers

Schistosomiasis cases in a group of Belgian travellers who visited South Africa Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

21 Apr 2017 Pakistan

As of 19 April 2017, a case has been reported in the province of Punjab. Contact tracing is ongoing.

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21 Apr 2017 Germany

As of 20 April 2017, a total of 410 cases have been reported between January and 2 April 2017. In the same period in 2016, only 26 cases were reported.

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21 Apr 2017 Punjab. Pakistan

As of 19 April 2017, a case has been reported in the province of Punjab. Contact tracing is ongoing.

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21 Apr 2017 Germany

As of 20 April 2017, a total of 410 cases have been reported between January and 2 April 2017. In the same period in 2016, only 26 cases were reported.

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21 Apr 2017 View Regions + Katsina
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Zamfara

As of 17 April 2017, a total of 8,057 suspected cases of bacterial meningitis (230 laboratory confirmed) with 745 deaths have been reported since December 2016. Neisseria meningitidis serotype C is the most commonly reported strain (68% of confirmed cases).  The majority of the suspected cases were aged 5-14 years (51%).

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