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WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 15: 08 - 14 April 2019; Data as reported by 17:00; 14 April 2019

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)


This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including: Humanitarian crises in South Sudan Humanitarian crises in North East Nigeria Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Cholera outbreak in Kenya Measles outbreak in Madagascar
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WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 14: 1 - 7 April 2019; Data as reported by 17:00; 7 April 2019

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)


Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Cyclone Idai in Southern Africa (Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi) Humanitarian crisis in Cameroon Humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia.
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WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 13: 25 - 31 March 2019; Data as reported by 17:00; 31 March 2019

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)


Response to the tropical cyclone in southern Africa Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Meningitis outbreak in Togo Lassa fever outbreak in Liberia.
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Influenza Update N° 337

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)


18March2019, based on data up to 03March2019Information in this report is categorized by influenza transmission zones, which are geographical groups of countries, areas or territories with similar influenza transmission pattern
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Epidemiological Update - Diphtheria in the Americas - Summary of the situation - 18 March 2019

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), (2019)


In Haiti, between epidemiological week (EW) 51 of 2014 and EW 8 of 2019, there were 808 probable cases1 reported, including 107 deaths; of these, 270 were confirmed (261 by laboratory criteria and 9 by epidemiological link). In Venezuela, the diphtheria outbreak that began in July 2016 remains ongoing (Figure 2). Since the beginning of the outbreak until EW 8 of 2019, a total of 2,726 suspected cases were reported (324 cases in 2016, 1,040 in 2017, 1,198 in 2018, and 164 in 2019); of these, 1,612 were confirmed (528 by laboratory and 1,084 by clinical criteria or epidemiological link). A total of 280 deaths were reported (17 in 2016, 103 in 2017, 150 in 2018, and 10 in 2019). The case-fatality rate among confirmed cases was 18% in 2016, 13% in 2017, 20% in 2018, and 26% in 2019.
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WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 12: 18 - 24 March 2019; Data as reported by 17:00; 24 March 2019

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)


Cyclone in Mozambique and Zimbabwe Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of the Congo Humanitarian crisis in Mali Humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic.
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WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies Week 10: 04 - 10 March 2019 Data as reported by17:00 10 March 2019

World Health Organization WHO, Regional Office for Africa, (2019)


Plague in Uganda Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Hepatitis in Namibia Lassa fever in Nigeria.
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Epidemiological Update - Dengue - 22 February 2019

World Health Organization, Pan American Health Organization, (2019)


In the Region of the Americas, between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 52 of 2018, a total of 560,586 cases of dengue were reported (incidence rate of 57.3 cases per 100,000 population), including 336 deaths. Of the total cases, 209,192 (37.3%) were laboratoryconfirmed and 3,535 (0.63%) were classified as severe dengue. Cases reported in 2018 were higher than the total reported in 2017 but lower than the historical average reported in the previous 11 years (2006-2016) (Figure 1). Similarly, the proportion of cases of severe dengue and dengue with warning signs reported in 2018 was higher than the previous two years, but lower than the preceding ten years, and it remains below 1% which was reached in 2015.
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