[WHO]Meningococcal disease: 2013 epidemic season in the African Meningitis Belt

Reference : http://www.who.int/csr/don/2013_06_06_menin/en/ --- Jun, 6  2013 -   From 1 January to 12 May 2013 (epidemiologic week 19), 9 249 suspected cases of meningitis, including 857 deaths,  with a case fatality ratio of…

[Uganda]Global Alert and Response (GAR)-Ebola in Uganda - update

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[Sudan]Global Alert and Response (GAR)-Yellow fever in Sudan - update

Global Alert and Response (GAR)  Yellow fever in Sudan - update 6 DECEMBER 2012 - As of 4 December, a total of 732 suspected cases of yellow fever, including 165 deaths have been reported in 33 out of 64 localities in Darfur. Laboratory…

[Saudi Arabia]Global Alert and Response (GAR)-Novel coronavirus infection - update

Global Alert and Response (GAR) Novel coronavirus infection - update 30 NOVEMBER 2012 - In addition to the fatal case of novel coronavirus in Saudi Arabia reported to WHO on 28 November, two fatal cases in Jordan have been reported to…

[WHO]Influenza Experts Agree H5N1 Research Critical

Influenza Experts Agree H5N1 Research Critical WHO-Influenza Experts Agree H5N1 Research Critical, but Extended Delay 17 February 2012   Geneva - A small group of global public health and influenza experts at a WHO-convened…

[WHO]Influenza update - 15 July 2011

Influenza update - 15 July 2011   Summary • Influenza activity in the temperate regions of the northern hemisphere remains at baseline inter-seasonal levels. • Countries in the tropical zone mostly report low influenza activity but…