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Dengue fever update - 18 July 2010
Dengue fever update

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Dengue fever update - 24 May 2010
Dengue fever outbreaks in Asia, South America and the United States

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Polio in Tajikistan - 16. May 2010
Two cases of Polio from Tajikistan has been reported from Russia

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Influenza A/H1N1 Status - 31 January 2010
Status of the pandemic

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Dengue fever update, 21 December - 21 december 2009
Dengue feber in Australia, Malaysia and Mexico

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Influenza A/H1N1 29 November - 29 November 2009
The influenza seems to have peaked in Scandinavia

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Influenza A/H1N1 22 November 2009 - 22 November 2009
The pandemic continues in Europe but seems to be declining in the United States

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Dengue fever outbreaks - 14 November 2009
Several countries reports dengue fever outbreaks

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Japanese encephalitis - India - 10 November 2009
The outbreak of encephalitis probably due to several virus

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Influenza A/H1N1: 21 July - 21 July 2009
H1N1 continues to spread

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Influenza A/H1N1: 28 June - 28 June 2009
The H1N1 pandemic continues to spread

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Influenza A/H1N1: Pandemic - 12 June 2009
W.H.O. declare that the H1N1 outbreak is now a pandemic

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Influenza A/H1N1: 24 May - 24 May 2009
The WHO report 12,022 cases from 43 countries

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Japanese Encephalitis, Uttar Pradesh - 24 May 2009
JE reported from Uttar Pradesh

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Yellow fever, Brazil - 29 March 2009
Yellow fever in Botucatu province

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Meningitis, West Africa -
Meningitis outbreak in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Nigeria

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Dengue fever, Malaysia - 4 February 2009
Dengue fever in the Penang peninsula

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Meningitis, Uganda (2) - 24 January 2009

Meningitis continues to spread in Western and Northern Uganda


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Yellow fever, Brazil - 18. january 2009
 Yellow fever in Rio Grand do Sul, Brazil

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Cholera in Zimbabwe: update 2 - 11 January 2009

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Cholera in Zimbabwe: update - 3 january 2009
The cholera epidemic continues in Zimbabwe

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Rabies in Bali - 1 January 2009
Rabies in dogs in Bali

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Yellow fever in Sierra Leone - 30 December 2008
Human yellow fever in Sierra Leone

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Cholera in Zimbabwe - 29 December 2008
Cholera widespread in Zimbabwe

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New malaria cases from The Gambia - 28 December 2008
Further cases af malaria from The Gambia

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Malaria imported fromThe Gambia - 30 November 2008
19 tourist infected with malaria in The Gambia

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Hepatitis A, Latvia - 5 October 2008
More than 1000 cases of infectious hepatitis in Latvia since January 2008

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Chikungunya virus in Singapore - 10 September 2008
Chikengunya virus found in Singapore and neighboring countries

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Polio, Ethiopia - 10 September 2008
Polio in two year old from Ethiopia diagnosed in Djibuti

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Dengue fever in Thailand - 23 August 2008
Spread of dengue fever in Thailand

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Yellow fever in Paraguay - 24 February 2008
Yellow fever in several provinces including Asuncion.

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New Malaria case from Goa - 24. January 2008
New Malaria case from Goa

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New malaria case in Goa - 4. March 2007
A new case of falciparum malaria has been diagnosed.

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H5N1 birdflu in an Indonesian family - 26 May 2006
Six out of seven in one family dies of birdflu

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Malaria, Thailand - 21 May 2006

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Chikungunya fever, Reunion, Mayotte, Seychelles and Mauritius - 5 March 2006
Chikungunya fever, islands in the Indian Ocean

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Measles, Ukraine - 4 March 2006
Large outbreak of measles in Ukraine

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Hepatitis A, Russia - 18. September 2005
Infectious hepatitis, Nizhniy Novgorod

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Japanese encephalitis, India - 3. September 2005
Japanese encephalitis, Uttar Pradesh

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Birdflu, humans, Indonesia - 22 July 2005
First confirmed cases of avian flu reported from Indonesia

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Measles, Brazil - 17 July 2005
Confirmation of Measles Case in Santa Catarina

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Marburg virus, Angola - 11 April 2005
Large outbreak of Marburg virus in Uige, northern Angola

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Chagas disease, Brazil - 27 March 2005
Food borne Chagas disease in Santa Catarina State

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Meningitis, Chad - 22 January 2005
Meningitis in refugee camps

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Measles in South Africa - 2 January 2005
Outbreak of measles in Gauteng and Kwa-Zulu-Natal

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Tsunami disaster Southeast Asia - 30 December 2004
Disease risks in disaster areas

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Malaria, Dominican Republic - 4 December 2004
More falciparum malaria cases reported from the Dominican Republic

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Birds with birdflu imported into Belgium - 25 October 2004
Two eagles attempted smuggled into Belgium has bird flu

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New cases of avian flu in Thailand - 28 september 2004
Family cluster of avian flu in Thailand

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Yellow fever, Venezuela - 5 September 2004
Yellow fever patient in Venezuela dies

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Avian flu H5N1 found in pigs - 20 August 2004
H5N1 found in pigs in China

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ProMED mail 10th anniversary - 19. August 2004
The early warning system ProMED mail turns 10.

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New human cases of bird flu in Vietnam - 14 August 2004
Three deaths from avian influenza announced the 12. of August

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Malaria in Dhaka - 3 August 2004
Suspected outbreak of malaria in Dhaka

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Continued risk of Avian flu in Asia - 18 July 2004
Highly Pathogenic Avian Flu, H5N1, may be more widespread in wild birds than previously thought.

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Malaria increase in West Java - 27 June 2004
Increased malaria risk in West Java

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Hepatitis A, Campania, Italy - 6 June 2004
Outbreak of hepatitis A in Campania, Italy

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TBE, Russia - 3 June 2004
Tickborne encephalitis in Russia

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Dengue fever, Vietnam - 16 May 2004
Outbreak of dengue fever in Vietnam

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Yellow fever, Burkina Faso - 16 May 2004
Outbreak of Yellow fever imminent in Bobo Dioulaso

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SARS traced to research laboratory - 25 April 2004
Outbreak traced to infection in research laboratory

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New cases of SARS in China - 23 April 2004
Chinese Ministry of Health report two new SARS cases

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Polio, Botswana - 20 April 2004
First case of polio in Botswana since 1991

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Rabies vaccine recall - 7 April 2004
Aventis Pasteur recalls Imovax

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Hepatitis A, Buenos Aires - 28. March 2004
Infectious hepatitis in Argentina

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Meningitis, Burkina Faso - 21 March 2004
Meningitis due to meningococcal bacteria type A and W135 increase

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Avian flu epidemic levelling off - 14. March 2004
Number of human cases of Avian flu decreasing

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Leishmaniasis, returning troops, Iraq - 14 March 2004
High rate of Leishmanisis in returning troops

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Dengue fever, Indonesia - 10 March 2004
High activity of dengue fever throughout Indonesia

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Thailand reports bird flu under control - 9 March 2004
H5N1 bird flu virus reported controlled in Thailand

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Bird flu, weekly update - 22 February 2004
Still no signs of human to human infections

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Bird flu from Chinese vaccines? - 16 February 2004
Does bird flu come from vaccines manufactured in China?

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Bird flu, Asia - the past week - 15 February 2004
Still human cases only in Thailand and Vietnam

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Polio is spreading in Africa - 15 February 2004
Spread of polio in Africa

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Bird fly, Asia - update - 8 February 2004
Still no signs of human to human transmission

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Dengue fever, South America - 1 February 2004
Several outbreaks reported from South America

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Bird flu, man to man infections? - 1 February 2004
First cases of man to man infection ?

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Birdflu, update - 28 January 2004
Birdfly now found in Indonesia and China.

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Bird flu, Asia - 24 January 2004
Bird flu continues to spread in Asia.

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Bird flu: Vietnam, Kina, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan - 18 January 2004
H5N1 avian influenza "bird flu" spreads in Southeast Asia and probably involves China.

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Bird flu, Vietnam - 14 January 2004
Influenza type H5N1 (birdflu) found in Vietnam

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Third possible SARS case, China - 12 January 2004
New possible SARS case in Guangdong province

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Japanese encephalitis, Philippines - 11 January 2003
Japanese encephalitis 100 kilometres north of Manila

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China confirms new possible SARS case - 8. January 2004
New possible SARS case in Guangdong province

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SARS case confirmed, China - 5. January 2004
SARS case in Guangdong finally confirmed

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SARS, China, still not confirmed - 31. December 2003
The diagnosis is still uncertain but contacts have been placed under quarantine

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New suspected SARS case, China - 27 December 2003
New SARS of SARS suspected in Guangdong province

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Flu, northern hemisphere - 26. december 2003

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SARS alarm over - 23. December 2003
Singapore lift quarantine

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Legionaires disease, France - 22. December 2003
Legionaires disease in northern France

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SARS, Taiwan - 17. December 2003
SARS case in Taiwan

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Influenza A increase in Europe and the U.S. - 10 December 2003
Influenza A increase in the northern hemisphere

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Dengue fever, Mato Grosso, Brazil - 6. December 2003
High activity of dengue fever in Mato Grosso

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Hepatitis A, Russia - 3. December 2003
Infectious hepatitis in Russia

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Possible new case of SARS, Singapore - 8. September 2003
A man in Singapore has been admitted to hospital with preliminary tests being positive for SARS virus

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Japanese encephalitis, Andhra Pradesh, India - 10. July 2003
More than 400 children ill due to suspected Japanese encephalitis

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Dengue fever increase in Vietnam - 6. July 2003
Increase in dengue fever during the first half of 2003.

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Terrorist Threats To Food - 4. February 2003
WHO Publishes Guidance To Minimize Terrorist Threats To Food

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Hepatitis A, Albania - 18. January 2003
Outbreak of infectious hepatitis in Albania

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Influenza B, Europe - 12. January 2003
Influenza B circulates in Europe

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Tuberculosis in Siberia - 29 December 2002
Tuberculosis has almost quadrupled in the eastern part of Siberia over the past 5 years

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Smallpox vaccination, Israel - 26 December 2002
Israel Health Ministry decides against general smallpox inoculation

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B influenza at Mallorca, Spain - 1 December 2002
Severe B influenza at Mallorca, Spain

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Dysentery - Russia - 10 November 2002
Large outbreak of dysentery in southern Russia

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Dengue fever in Hong Kong - 14. October 2002
Dengue fever continues to spread in Hong Kong.

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Meningitis, Tanzania - 22 August 2002
Outbreak of bacterial meningitis i refugee camps in Kibondo District.

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Meningitis outbreak in Rwanda - 17. August 2002
Hundreds dead in Rwanda as meningitis outbreak spreads

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Clinical trial of old smallpox vaccine in the United States - 4. August 2002
Clinical trial of smallpox vaccine manufactured more than 30 years ago.