An outbreak of poliomyelitis provoked by a wild poliovirus of type I was reported in Tajikistan in March.
Since April 2010, Gabon has been hit by the outbreak of the Chikungunya and Dengue epidemics.
A cholera epidemic is currently hitting the Mogode, Kousseri, Makary and Mada health districts of Far North Region of Cameroon.
Cholera outbreak has been confirmed in Moroto district where a total of 58 cases with 3 deaths have so far been recorded.
At the beginning of February 2010 Rift valley fever was detected in the Free State Province in the Bultfontein area. Since then outbreaks have been detected in in 6 other provinces:
Countries of the Americas reported a total of 146,006 cases of dengue, out of which 2,706 were severe dengue. A total of 79 deaths have been reported, with a Regional fatality rate of 2.9%.
New cycle of cholera started in such way that until 6th of February, 638 cases 12 deaths with a CFR of 1,8% were notified in the provinces of Cabo Delgado, Niassa, Zambezia and Sofala.
Burkina-Faso is once again hit by a new outbreak of meningitis. About 1,251 cases and 193 deaths have been registered within six weeks.
The eastern coast of Madagascar experiences malaria throughout the year. The Institute Pasteur Laboratory has confirmed the diagnosis of Chikungunia on February 8th.
Since 25 January 2010, two cases of measles have been discovered within the camp. The Cameroon Red Cross Society that has been managing the camp has intensified epidemiological surveillance.
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