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Travel Health News Digest (7 July 2008)

Indonesia: Cholera

In Indonesia, an outbreak of Cholera which killed 85 people was reported in West Papua.
(Source: ProMED-mail 2 July 2008)

 

Malaysia: Dengue Fever

In Malaysia, 3 deaths were reported among 911 Dengue Fever cases diagnosed between 15 and 21 June 2008.
(Source: ProMED-mail 1 July 2008)

 

Vietnam: Dengue Fever

In Vietnam, a total of 19 859 cases of Dengue Fever , including 20 deaths, were reported so far this year. In the past week, there was a report of over 1 400 Dengue Fever patients in 27 locations, 4 of them died of the disease.
(Source: ProMED-mail 1 July 2008)

 

Brazil: Dengue Fever

In Brazil, 142 deaths due to Dengue Fever were reported in Rio de Janeiro and more than 30 000 Dengue Fever cases were recorded in Bahia with 6 deaths in 2008.
(Source: ProMED-mail 1 July 2008)

 

India: Cholera

In India, 374 cases of Cholera were reported in Delhi so far this year.
(Source: ProMED-mail 2 July 2008)

 

Pakistan: Cholera

In Pakistan, 16 confirmed cases of Cholera were reported in Punjab Province.
(Source: ProMED-mail 2 July 2008)

 

Turkey: Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever [update 1]

Turkey so far reported 551 cases of Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever with 33 deaths in 2008.
(Source: ProMED-mail 4 July 2008)

 

Yemen: Dengue Fever [update 2]

Yemen reported 1 903 suspected cases of Dengue Fever with 115 being confirmed since the beginning of this year. Recently, 3 people died in the province of Shabwa due to suspected Dengue Fever.
(Source: ProMED-mail 1 July 2008)

 

Africa: Cholera

In Kenya, an outbreak of Cholera affecting 219 people including 3 deaths was reported in Nyanza Province.
In South Africa, an outbreak of Cholera affecting 27 people including 4 deaths was reported in Mpumalanga Province.
(Source: ProMED-mail 2 July 2008)

 

 

Last revision date: 10 October 2012