Epidemic

Epidemic in Togo

English

Across 7 West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d?Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Togo) there have been 38 cases of wild polio reported in 2008 and an additional 13 cases so far in 2009. Ministries of Health have collaborated with coordination support by WHO to conduct 2 supplementary and synchronised polio vaccination days for children under 5 years across all 7 countries to prevent futher spread of the disease.

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Epidemic in Togo

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2009-000067-TGO

Region: 

Togo

Occurance Date: 

25/03/2009

Epidemic in Benin

English

The reporting of 38 cases of polio across 7 West African countries in 2008 and an additional 13 cases in the first 2 months of 2009 has prompted the concerned countries with coordination support from WHO to organise synchronised polio vaccination campaigns.

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Epidemic in Benin

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2009-000067-BEN

Region: 

Benin

Occurance Date: 

20/03/2009

Epidemic in Côte d'Ivoire

English

The reporting of 38 cases of polio across 7 West African countries in 2008 and an additional 13 cases in the first 2 months of 2009 has prompted the concerned countries with coordination support from WHO to organise synchronised polio vaccination campaigns.

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Epidemic in Côte d'Ivoire

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2009-000067-CIV

Region: 

Côte d'Ivoire

Occurance Date: 

20/03/2009

Epidemic in Ghana

English

The reporting of 38 cases of polio across 7 West African countries in 2008 and an additional 13 cases in the first 2 months of 2009 has prompted the concerned countries with coordination support from WHO to organise synchronised polio vaccination campaigns.

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Epidemic in Ghana

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2009-000067-GHA

Region: 

Ghana

Occurance Date: 

20/03/2009

Epidemic in Mali

English

The reporting of 38 cases of polio across 7 West African countries in 2008 and an additional 13 cases in the first 2 months of 2009 has prompted the concerned countries with coordination support from WHO to organise synchronised polio vaccination campaigns.

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Epidemic in Mali

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2009-000067-MLI

Region: 

Mali

Occurance Date: 

20/03/2009

Epidemic in Niger

English

An outbreak of meningitis has occurred in Niger and claimed the lives of vulnerable populations. The most affected districts are located in Southern Western and borders with Burkina Faso where the outbreak has started.

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Epidemic in Niger

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2009-000066-NER

Region: 

Niger

Occurance Date: 

18/03/2009

Epidemic in Brazil

English

Since the beginning of 2009 the Brazil is experiencing dengue outbreaks. Several cases of dengue are registred in the states of Acre, Roraima, Espiritu Santo, Amap?, Bah?a and Minas Gerais.

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Epidemic in Brazil

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2009-000064-BRA

Region: 

Brazil

Occurance Date: 

17/03/2009

Epidemic in Peru

English

In Peru, several cases of dengue have been registred between the first three months of the year. The Ministry of Health has declared that the outbreak is a matter of public health.

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Epidemic in Peru

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2009-000065-PER

Region: 

Peru

Occurance Date: 

17/03/2009

Epidemic in Argentina

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Sanitary emergency declared in the Department of San Martin, Oran and Rivadavia.

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Epidemic in Argentina

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2009-000059-ARG

Region: 

Argentina

Occurance Date: 

05/03/2009

Epidemic in Angola

English

Cholera : killed 9, 143 affected persons

Source : Emdat

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Epidemic in Angola

GLIDEnumber: 

not available

Region: 

Angola

Occurance Date: 

01/03/2009

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