21 Oct 2021
Government guidance on how to demonstrate your COVID-19 status for travel Read more
01 Oct 2021
On 1 October 2021 PHE officially becomes the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) Read more
21 Sep 2021
Volcanic eruptions can cause widespread damage, disruption and pose multiple health threats Read more
02 Sep 2021
Further laboratory tests from a patient suspected of having Ebola virus disease have found no evidence of the virus Read more
22 Oct 2021 New Caledonia
Between 1 January and 31 August 2021, 397 cases of hepatitis A have been reported. A total of 100 cases were reported in 2020.
20 Oct 2021
During July 2021 the first laboratory confirmed cases of Zika virus disease were detected in the states of Kerala and Maharashtra. Further cases were detected in Kerala with active case finding. Zika cases have been reported in other areas of India previously.
20 Oct 2021 Hong Kong (China)
As of 18 October 2021, a total of 79 cases of invasive group B streptococcus infections have been reported since the start of September. The patients mainly presented with septicaemia, meningitis, pyogenic arthritis or abscess/cellulitis. Investigations indicate that handling raw freshwater fish with hand wounds or consumption of undercooked freshwater fish may be associated with the infection.
20 Oct 2021 Democratic Republic of the Congo + North Kivu
Between 8 and 16 October 2021, a total of five confirmed cases and three deaths have been reported in Beni Health Zone, North Kivu Province.
18 Oct 2021 United States + Texas
As of 18 October 2021, a case of Chagas disease has been confirmed in a 41 year old male ranch worker with no history of travel. Chagas disease is endemic in Latin America, but locally acquired cases are rare in the US.
13 Oct 2021 Venezuela + Maturin
As of 6 October 2021, a total of seven human cases have been laboratory confirmed. To date no deaths have been reported.
12 Oct 2021 United States
As of 8 October 2021, an outbreak of Salmonella Thompson infections has been reported with 102 cases from 14 states. The outbreak is linked to seafood distributed by Northeast Seafood Products of Denver, Colorado.
12 Oct 2021 Democratic Republic of the Congo + Tshopo
An outbreak of meningococcal meningitis serogroup W had been reported in the Banalia health zone, Tshopo Province (NE). As of 6 October 2021 a total of 1,610 suspected cases have been reported, including 194 deaths.
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