A total of 17 diarrhoea-related deaths were reported by district public health offices (DPHOs) in Jajarkot, Bajura, Baitadi, Dadeldhura and Dailekh, with reports from the government, media and the
For about a month now, the Republic of Congo has been experiencing an acute flaccid paralysis epidemic outbreak, which has so far affected 123 people and killed 61, i.e. a 50% lethality rate.
Barely a year after the World Health Organisation had declared Uganda polio free; on October 20th polio case was confirmed in Bugiri district, Eastern Uganda.
A cholera outbreak has killed at least 141 people in Haiti's rural Artibonite region and has affected more than 1,100 people.
Malawi registered her first measles case in December 2009 and from that time up to 8th June 2010 about 11 461 cases have so far been reported (out of which 116 are laboratory confirmed) and 62 deat