25 Feb 2021
An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more
22 Feb 2021
Recurrence of Ebola virus disease reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of Guinea Read more
25 Feb 2021 Russia
On 20 February 2021, Russian authorities reported seven cases of highly pathogenic avian Influenza A, serotype H5N8 in poultry workers. These are the first reported cases of H5N8 in humans.
25 Feb 2021 Iran + Sistan va Baluchestan
cVDPV2 has been detected in sewage in two districts in Sistan and Baluchistan province.
25 Feb 2021 Egypt
In September 2020, cVDPV2 virus was detected in sewage in Giza, Cairo with links to importation from Sudan. cVDPV2 has recently been detected in sewage in Alexandria with links to the cVDPV2 found in the River Nile state in Sudan, and one cVDPV2 detected in both Anwan and Qena in southern Egypt linked to Alexandria.
25 Feb 2021 Kenya + Mombasa County
As of the 17 February one cVDPV2 positive environmental sample was reported in Mombasa.
24 Feb 2021 Democratic Republic of the Congo
As of 23 February 2021, seven cases of Ebola, including four deaths have been reported in North Kivu province.
24 Feb 2021 Guinea
As of 23 February 2021, eight cases of Ebola (four confirmed and four probable) and five deaths have been reported. This is updated information from the previous post on 17 Feb 2021.
15 Feb 2021 Latvia + Jûrmala
As of 15 February 2021, the first occurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza A H5N8 has been detected in wild swans.
15 Feb 2021 Fiji
As of 13 February 2021, a total of 160 leptospirosis cases, with five confirmed deaths have been reported. This is above the expected level for this time of the year.
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