25 Nov 2021
Increased avian flu cases in China, UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) reminder Read more
26 Nov 2021
Government guidance on how to demonstrate your COVID-19 status for travel Read more
25 Nov 2021
An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more
11 Nov 2021
Registration and abstract submission for NECTM8 is now open Read more
01 Oct 2021
On 1 October 2021 PHE officially becomes the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) Read more
02 Dec 2021
As of 1 December 2021, a total of 202 suspected yellow fever cases, including 70 confirmed cases and 35 deaths, have now been reported in four regions in Ghana.
01 Dec 2021 Chad + Lai
As of 21 November 2021, a total of 377 Hepatitis E cases, with two deaths, have been reported.
01 Dec 2021 Senegal + Fatick
An outbreak of Rift Valley fever is ongoing, after confirmation of the first case on 10 November 2021 by the Pasteur Institute of Dakar. As of 18 November 2021, a total of three cases, with no deaths have been reported.
26 Nov 2021
As of 24 November 2021, two cases of circulating vaccine derived polio type 2 (cVDPV2) have been reported. These are the first cases of cVDPV2 in the country.
18 Nov 2021 China
As of 13 November 2021, a total of 51 human cases of avian influenza (H5N6) have been reported in China since 2014. More cases have been reported during 2021 than in previous years.
16 Nov 2021 Chad + Mandoul
On 13 November 2021, the Institut Pasteur de Dakar shared the results of 17 samples of suspected yellow fever cases. Two tested PCR positive, six were IgM positive with cross-reactions with other flaviviruses, and six other IgM positive without cross-reactions. Further testing is ongoing for the IgM positive cases.
10 Nov 2021 Democratic Republic of the Congo + North Kivu
As of 6 November 2021, a total of 11 EVD cases, with eight confirmed cases and three probable cases, have been reported.
08 Nov 2021 Ukraine + Transcarpathia
On 3 November 2021, the Ministry of Health of Ukraine reported a case of polio in an unvaccinated child with acute flaccid paralysis (AFP). Samples sent to WHO reference laboratory in Finland confirmed infection with vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (VDPV1). Epidemiological investigation shows this case is not related to the VDPV2 case reported from the Rivne region in October 2021.
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