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Outbreaks and emergencies

Coronavirus was reported in Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria and Senegal Lassa Fever outbreak was reported in Benin Since February 9, Nigeria…

Outbreaks and emergencies

The overall health situation has deteriorated: last week there were 53 outbreaks, the total now stands at 55. Cholera is…

Locusts in East Africa

In December Somalia experienced the worst locust outbreak in 25 years. As the outbreak occurred WHO feared that it may…

Outbreaks and emergencies

Cholera is monitored in Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria Polio is monitored in Angola Benin, Cameroon,…

Outbreaks and emergencies

In the week ending on October 27, 8 countries were facing a cholera outbreak; 13 countries were coping with a polio outbreak;…

Outbreaks and emergencies

In the week ending on October 27, 8 countries were facing a cholera outbreak; 13 countries were coping with a polio outbreak;…

Deadly diseases

Ebola in DRC has so far killed 1843 people. And everybody is talking about it. Measles has been phenomenally deadlier…

Outbreaks and emergencies

On November 8, 2017 there were 43 outbreaks in Africa. By April 19, 2018 the number of outbreaks had increased…

Poliomyelitis in Africa

Poliomyelitis can now be found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Niger and Nigeria…

Outbreaks and emergencies: week 17

Cholera Monitored in 7 countries as in the previous week Chikungunya Monitored in 2 countries as in the previous week…

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