Diseases

Cholera in Sierra Leone

22 AUGUST 2012 - Since the beginning of the year, Sierra Leone has recorded 11 653 cases of cholera, with 216 deaths (Case Fatality Rate of 1.9%).... More

Cholera in Sierra Leone

Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo

21 AUGUST 2012 - As of 20 August 2012, a total of 15 (13 probable and 2 confirmed) cases with 10 deaths have been reported in Province Orientale in... More

Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo

Undiagnosed illness in Cambodia

Undiagnosed illness in Cambodia - update 9 JULY 2012 - As part of the continuing investigations into the undiagnosed illness, the Ministry of Health... More

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West Nile Virus (WNV)

West Nile Virus (WNV) can cause neurological disease and death in people. WNV is commonly found in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, North America and... More

West Nile Virus (WNV)

Avian influenza – situation in Cambodia

Avian influenza – situation in Cambodia – update 5 April 2012 - The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Cambodia has announced a confirmed... More

Avian influenza – situation in Cambodia

Lassa fever in Nigeria

4 April 2012 - At the beginning of 2012, WHO was notified by the Federal Ministry of Health in Nigeria of an outbreak of Lassa fever. As of March 22... More

Lassa fever in Nigeria

Avian influenza – situation in Egypt

Avian influenza – situation in Egypt – update 2 April 2012 - The Ministry of Health and Population of Egypt has notified WHO of two new cases of... More

Avian influenza – situation in Egypt

Avian influenza – situation in Indonesia – update

26 March 2012 - The Ministry of Health of Indonesia has notified WHO of a new case of human infection with avian influenza A(H5N1) virus. The case... More

Avian influenza – situation in Indonesia – update

Avian influenza – situation in Viet Nam

12 March 2012 - The Ministry of Health, Viet Nam has reported a confirmed case of human infection with highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1)... More

Avian influenza – situation in Viet Nam

Avian influenza – situation in Bangladesh

7 March 2012 - The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Bangladesh has confirmed two new cases of human infection with highly pathogenic avian... More

Avian influenza – situation in Bangladesh

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