20 Aug 2019
The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak continues in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC); the outbreak in Uganda is contained Read more
15 Aug 2019
A reminder about the importance of good food, water and personal hygiene during summer travel Read more
14 Aug 2019
Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been confirmed Read more
29 Jul 2019
Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) has been detected in Kayin Province, Myanmar Read more
22 Jul 2019
The meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director General under International Health Regulations took place on Wednesday 17 July 2019 Read more
22 Jul 2019
Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV) has been detected in an environmental sample during routine surveillance Read more
19 Aug 2019 Beijing. China
As of 19 August 2019, one case of H5N6 was reported in Beijing, China.
19 Aug 2019
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As of 16 August 2019, cases of Ebola have been reported in two new health zones; one case in Pinga, North Kiru province and three cases in Mwenga, South Kivu province. These are the first cases reported in South Kivu.
13 Aug 2019 Borgou. Benin
WHO was informed of the isolation of cVDPV2 from a case of acute flaccid paralysis in Kalalé district, Borgou province, bordering Nigeria on 8 August 2019, in a three year old boy who had onset of paralysis on 7 July 2019, with unknown OPV vaccination status.
09 Aug 2019 Misiones. Argentina
As of 14 July 2019, 89 cases of leptospirosis have been reported in Misiones in 2019, compared with 19 cases reported during the same period in 2018.
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