The Ministry of Health has notified the meningitis and measles outbreaks and is in the process of procuring and providing access to drugs in the affected health districts.
source : Emdat
Hundreds of suspected cases of dengue fever have been notified in the departments of Concepcion, Amambay, Central, Itapua y Asuncion in Paraguay. 51 cases have been confirmed in Asuncion.
An outbreak of measles occurred in Northern Cameroon since early 2008, and intensified with the arrival of Chadian refugees in that locality in February 2008.
The initial cholera outbreaks were reported in the country as early as October 2008 in Mpulungu district of Northern Province, cases were mainly emanating from the fishing camps.
Cholera outbreak has hit the Central region of Malawi.
Recurrent yellow fever outbreaks have been registered in the Central African Republic.
Due to the proliferation of dengue cases, the Government has declared sanitary emergency in 4 regions of Bolivia (Santa Cruz, Beni, Pando y Cochabamba) and the military has been mobilised to help w
The Government of Togo through a press release on 12 December 2008 has officially confirmed the outbreak of cholera epidemic in the country?s capital Lome and its environs.
An Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever outbreak has been declared in the Mweka health zones of the Western Kasai province following the death of a parturient, her baby and the person who accompanied them to th