Lassa fever – Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday disclosed that 149 citizens have so far lost their lives to Lassa fever in 2022; the

Cholera – Cameroon

Cameroonian health officials report 29 deaths in a week from cholera, on March 25. More than 300 cases have been officially reported in the country’s

Polio – Malawi

1 case of wild polio has been identified in the Malawian capital of Lilongwe. It is the first case since 2016 in Africa. Polio symptoms

Lassa fever – United Kingdom

Another death due to Lassa fever in the United Kingdom. A newborn child has died in a University Hospital of Luton and Dunstable. This is

Poliomyelitis, vaccine-derived – Ukraine

17 cases of poliomyelitis have been recorded in Transcarpathian and Rivne, Ukraine due to low vaccination coverage. Health officials are urging parents to vaccinate their

Poliomyelitis, vaccine-derived – Ukraine

1 case of poliomyelitis in a one-and-a-half-year-old in Rivne, Ukraine. Health officials are encouraging parents to vaccinate their children against polio. Symptoms of polio include

Seafood poisoning – United States

October 22, 2021 – One new case of Vibrio vulnificus was reported in Levy County, Florida. This totals 31 reported cases to-date. The demographic of

Salmonellosis – United Kingdom

Over 850 people have been infected with Salmonellosis in the United Kingdom after feeding their reptiles mice. The source of infections has been confirmed to

Polio – Russia

Cases of Poliomyelitis reported in the Sakhalin Region of Russia. The cases in Khabarovsk were imported from Tajikistan and the diagnosed children have been isolated.

Mucormycosis – Honduras

15 cases of mucormycosis have been reported in Honduras. Mucormycosis is a fungal disease caused by a group of molds called mucormycetes. It mainly affects