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Dengue – Chad

16 October 2023 On 15 August 2023, a dengue outbreak was declared by the Ministry of Public Health and Prevention in Chad. As of 1 October, there have been 1 342 suspected cases, including 41 confirmed cases reported across eight health districts in four provinces. Among the confirmed cases, one death was reported. Abéché health …

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Suspected triple outbreak of typhoid fever, shigellosis and cholera – Congo

21 September 2023 Situation at a glance The Ministry of Health and Population (Ministère de la Santé et de la Population – MSP) of the Republic of the Congo, declared on 17 July 2023 a suspected triple outbreak of gastroenteritis, with typhoid fever, shigellosis, and cholera as probable causes. Since the first case was reported …

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Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) – Kenya

28 July 2023 Situation at a glance On 11 July 2023, WHO received an official report regarding the detection of a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in two acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) cases and two asymptomatic healthy children community contacts from Hagadera refugee camp, in Kenya, the second largest refugee camp in the world …

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Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) – United Republic of Tanzania

28 July 2023 Situation at a glance On 4 July 2023, the Ministry of Health of the United Republic of Tanzania notified WHO of the detection of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in the country. The virus was isolated from a case of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) in the Rukwa region, southwestern Tanzania bordering …

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