Current Disease Outbreaks

Not hearing too much about these Outbreaks from the American Media.  

Chikungunya  

Link to page: Emerging (and possibly emerging) Disease Threats

Chikungunya – W.H.O. Fact Sheet

http://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/chikungunya

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Sudan

Chikungunya outbreak in Kasala State, Sudan – Outbreak News Today – posted 9/19/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/chikungunya-outbreak-kasala-state-sudan-88975/

Chikungunya Outbreak in Sudan – posted 10/3/18

“Sudan reports outbreak of mosquito-borne Chikungunya disease in eastern state” – http://www.reuters.com/article/us-sudan-health-chikungunya/sudan-reports-outbreak-of-mosquito-borne-chikungunya-disease-in-eastern-state-idUSKCN1M52MB

Chikungunya epidemic in eastern Sudan: ‘25 deaths in three days’ | Radio Dabanga – posted 10/3/18

https://www.dabangasudan.org/en/all-news/article/chikungunya-epidemic-in-eastern-sudan-25-deaths-in-three-days

Chikungunya patients moved ‘to influence numbers’ in Kassala hospitals | Radio Dabanga – posted 10/3/18

https://www.dabangasudan.org/en/all-news/article/chikungunya-patients-moved-to-influence-numbers-in-kassala-hospitals

People are dying’: Thousands struck down in Sudan by mosquito-borne fever | Middle East Eye – posted 10/3/18

https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/people-are-scared-11000-struck-down-sudan-chikungunya-outbreak-813012012?utm_source=Global+Health+NOW+Main+List&utm_campaign=8cccfc14a8-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_09_27_02_23&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d0d062dbd-8cccfc14a8-860291

Chikungunya numbers spike in Sudan’s Kassala | Radio Dabanga – posted 10/3/18

https://www.dabangasudan.org/en/all-news/article/chikungunya-numbers-spike-in-sudan-s-kassala

Chikungunya ‘spreading in Sudan’; Kassala reopens schools | Radio Dabanga – posted 10/3/18

https://www.dabangasudan.org/en/all-news/article/chikungunya-spreading-in-sudan-kassala-reopens-schools

Cholera  

Link to Page:  Filth Diseases

Cholera -W.H.O. Fact Sheet

http://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/cholera

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Nigeria                        Yemen                        Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe cholera outbreak update: ‘Evolving rapidly and affecting mainly Harare City’ – Outbreak News Today – posted 9/19/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/zimbabwe-cholera-outbreak-update-evolving-rapidly-affecting-mainly-harare-city-10345/

Cholera outbreak: ‘We are living in fear…authorities are not doing enough,’ residents say | News24 – posted 9/22/18

https://www.news24.com/Africa/News/cholera-outbreak-we-are-living-in-fearauthorities-are-not-doing-enough-residents-say-20180921

Cholera kills 97 in Nigeria’s northeast | News24 – posted 9/24/18

https://www.news24.com/Africa/News/cholera-kills-97-in-nigerias-northeast-20180922

Zimbabwe merely ‘postpones’ cholera outbreak | News24 – posted 9/24/18

https://www.news24.com/Africa/Zimbabwe/zimbabwe-merely-postpones-cholera-outbreak-20180922

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [State-wide], State of Yobe, Nigeria on September 22 2018 04:06 AM – Cholera – posted 10/3/18

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20180922-64736-NGA

Cholera outbreak in Nigeria′s northeast kills nearly 100 | News | DW | 22.09.2018 – posted 10/3/18

https://www.dw.com/en/cholera-outbreak-in-nigerias-northeast-kills-nearly-100/a-45600641

Cholera crisis signals deeper problems for Zimbabwe | News24 – posted 10/3/18

https://www.news24.com/Africa/Zimbabwe/cholera-crisis-signals-deeper-problems-for-zimbabwe-20180927

Cholera outbreak death toll rises to 48 in Zimbabwe – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/3/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/cholera-outbreak-death-toll-rises-48-zimbabwe-35054/

Zimbabwe in huge cholera vaccination drive after 49 deaths – posted 10/3/18

Dengue  

Link to Page: Emerging (and possibly emerging) Disease Threats

Dengue and severe dengue – W.H.O. Fact Sheet

http://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/dengue-and-severe-dengue

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Thialand               Mexico

Thailand dengue cases top 50,000 – Outbreak News Today – posted 9/2/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/thailand-dengue-cases-top-50000/

Thailand dengue: Warning issued for Bangkok – Outbreak News Today – posted 9/19/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/thailand-dengue-warning-issued-bangkok-36111/

Doctor at Philippine Children’s Medical Center dies of severe dengue – posted 9/22/18

https://www.rappler.com/nation/212476-philippine-childrens-medical-center-fellow-sherie-pera-villacorta-died-severe-dengue

Docs doing research as deadly new dengue strain of disease hits city – posted 10/2/18

https://punemirror.indiatimes.com/pune/civic/docs-doing-research-as-deadly-new-strain-of-disease-hits-city/articleshow/65971851.cms

Thailand dengue death count now 80, chikungunya warning issued – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/3/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/thailand-dengue-death-count-now-80-chikungunya-warning-issued-38291/

Mexico: Dengue cases rise in Chiapas – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/3/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/mexico-dengue-cases-rise-chiapas-42201/

Ebola  

Link to Page:  Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses

Ebola virus disease – W.H.O. Fact Sheet

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Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda

The Big Wobble: The new Ebola outbreak could to be the worst ever seen because area is surrounded by Ugandan Islamist militias and can’t be reached – posted 9/5/18

http://www.thebigwobble.org/2018/08/the-new-ebola-outbreak-could-to-be.html?spref=fb

New Ebola cases, 3 more deaths recorded in DRC | CIDRAP – posted 9/19/18

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2018/09/new-ebola-cases-3-more-deaths-recorded-drc

Congo confirms Ebola case at Ugandan border | Reuters – posted 9/22/18

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-ebola-congo-uganda/congo-confirms-ebola-case-at-ugandan-border-idUSKCN1M11WC

RSOE EDIS – Situation update No. 16. Epidemic Hazard event in Democratic Republic of the Congo on September 24 2018 05:17 AM – War and Ebola – posted 9/24/18

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/index.php?pageid=event_update&edis_id=EH-20180801-64102-COG

-WHO concerned about Ebola “perfect storm” in Congo – The East African – posted 10/2/18

http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/scienceandhealth/WHO-extremely-concerned-about-Ebola-perfect-storm-in-Congo/3073694-4777040-569dyc/index.html

Rebel Conflict Escalates Concern Over DRC Ebola Outbreak – posted 10/2/18

https://www.contagionlive.com/news/rebel-conflict-escalates-concern-over-drc-ebola-outbreak

More DRC Ebola cases as risk raised to ‘very high’ | CIDRAP – posted 10/3/18

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2018/09/more-drc-ebola-cases-risk-raised-very-high

Ebola Likely to Spread From Congo to Uganda, W.H.O. Says – The New York Times – posted 10/3/18

DRC reports 4 more Ebola cases over the weekend | CIDRAP – posted 10/3/18

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2018/10/drc-reports-4-more-ebola-cases-over-weekend

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Bundibugyo, Western Uganda, Uganda on September 30 2018 05:24 AM – Ebola – posted 10/3/18

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20180930-64855-UGA

New Ebola cases highlight challenges in DRC | CIDRAP – posted 10/3/18

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2018/10/new-ebola-cases-highlight

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