Human infection with avian influenza A(H5N6) virus – China

WHO Outbreaks News - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 19:00
On 30 May 2016, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified WHO of one laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with avian influenza A(H5N6) virus.
Categories: Outbreaks

Oropouche virus disease - Peru

WHO Outbreaks News - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 13:30
On 2 May 2016, the Ministry of Health of Peru reported 57 cases of Oropouche fever. The majority of cases are from towns located in the northern part of the Cusco Region, which is situated in the Amazon rainforest.
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Yellow fever – Democratic Republic of the Congo

WHO Outbreaks News - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 11:00
On 22 March 2016, the National IHR Focal Point of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) notified WHO of cases of Yellow Fever (YF) in connection with an ongoing outbreak in Angola (see DON posted on 13 April 2016).
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Lassa Fever – Nigeria

WHO Outbreaks News - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 19:00
Between August 2015 and 17 May 2016, WHO has been notified of 273 cases of Lassa fever, including 149 deaths in Nigeria. Of these, 165 cases and 89 deaths have been confirmed through laboratory testing (CFR: 53.9%). The cases were reported from 23 states in Nigeria.
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