Recent Disease Incidents

Automatically extracted from MediSys news items by PULS (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Varicella2017.02USA/North Carolinaat least seven peopleChickenpox outbreak reported at Buncombe County school
Avian Influenza2017.02.23SpaincaseSpain reports outbreak of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus in ducks
Norovirus2017.02.21Hong KongpatientUpdate on cluster of Norovirus cases in Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Leptospirosis2016.12New York's northernmost boroughTwo peopleDiseased rat urine kills New Yorker
Avian Influenza2017.02Chinainfant girlChina's Yunnan reports another H7N9 fatality
second outbreak2017.02.14Indiafour militantsSRINAGAR, India - Four Indian soldiers and four militants were killed yesterday in gun battles in Kashmir, in the second outbreak of violence between security forces and separatists in three days. more...
Leptospirosis2017.02USA/New YorkoneCluster of rat-related disease discovered in section of NY; One dead
Bacterial Pneumonia2017.02USA/FloridawhaleSeaWorld critics want further details about orca's death
Influenza2017.02.01-2017.02.14USA/Oklahomafive peopleExpert: February Historically Bad Month For Flu Season
Food Poisoning2017.02.14Vietnamsix people6 dead, over 10 hospitalized for alleged food poisoning in northern Vietnam
Respiratory Syndrome2017.02.13USA/Tennesseedistrict bus driverSick days shut down Tennessee school district as 138 teachers stay home
Dengue2017.02.05-2017.02.11New Caledonia25-year-old womanNew Caledonia's dengue triggers emergency
Influenza2017.02.11UK7-year-old boyFlu shot urged as 3 Ohio children die
Avian Influenza2017.02.13UKconfirmed caseBird flu confirmed in Suffolk broiler unit which houses 23,000 birds
Avian Influenza2017Taiwan13 avian flu casesTaiwan reports more H5N6 bird flu cases
Influenza2017.01USA/Oregon6-year-old boyEast Liverpool boy, 7, dies of suspected flu-related illness
Zika2017.02.13Bahamasconfirmed casesZika Update (February 13, 2017)
Foot-and-mouth2017.02.06South KoreaSix casesFull Article: South Korea to import 4.8 million vaccines against foot-and-mouth disease
human H7N9 outbreak2017Chinafive fatalitiesHuman H7N9 Avian Flu Prevention Stepped up in China
Leptospirosis2017.01Tahiti14 peopleLeptospirosis concerns in French Polynesia
H1N12017.02.05IndiawomanDhone woman dies of swine flu in Hyderabad
Yellow Fever2017.02.10BoliviaDanish touristBolivia (Plurinational State of): Bolivia reports first yellow fever case in a decade
Rabies2017.02.09ChinawomenOver 240 dogs culled in China after women dies of rabies
Foot-and-mouth2017Korea (South)foot-and-mouth caseFears grow on lack of anti-disease remedy
Hepatitis C2017.02.07Singapore22 patientsSingapore hospital to screen 951 people after Hepatitis C outbreak
Cholera2017.02.08Sudanthree new casesCholera cases rising again in Eastern Sudan’s El Gedaref
violent outbreak2017IraqpolicemanPoliceman killed during anti-government protests in Baghdad
Influenza2017.02.05-2017.02.11USA15 pediatric deathsHealth Alert: More flu outbreaks than
Lyme Disease2016.05Australiarising starSon of Nigel Haworth has career cut short by Lyme Disease
H1N12017.02.09Sri Lanka30 infected casesH1N1: Situ. Under control in Bibila Hospital
Influenza2010-2017USA/Washington172 flu deathsNews 172 flu deaths reported in Washington; deadliest flu season since 2010 172 flu deaths reported in Washington; deadliest flu season since 2010 SEATTLE – This year's flu season is now the most deadly in at least six years. News 5 minutes ago
Avian Influenza2017.02.11Hong Konghuman casesHong Kong: CHP notified of 45 new human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland
Influenza--USA/Florida15 flu-related deathsCDC reports "extremely high" flu activity 8 HRS Health officials from the CDC confirm that flu activity is at "high" to "extremely high"
Hepatitis B2017.01ChinaNine patientsHospital staff sacked
Haemorrhagic Syndrome2017.02.10UKteenagerISIS guard quit group after sex slave died from rape
Guillain Barre Syndrome2017.02.09JamaicacasesIncrease in Guillain Barre Syndrome since Zika
suspected viral infection2017.02.09MalaysiamanHealth D-G: Three from Kajang family gathering test positive for leptospirosis
Influenzavirus A2017.01Sri Lanka30 patientsInfluenza in Bibila area completely controlled- DG HS Dr. Bandara
Unknown Disease2017.02.10MalaysiamanKelantan Health Dept investigates death of man from mystery virus
Tuberculosis--USA/OregonelephantPacky, Oregon's beloved elephant, dies at 54
Measles2017USAsingle personTexas could be the first state to experience serious measles outbreaks
infections2017Chinathree people2 provinces report fresh bird flu cases
Typhoid2016.11.09Zimbabwethree deathsKasukuwere and Parirenyatwa Under Fire Over Typhoid
on contagious diseases2017.02.04Malaysiaman'Bacteria could be cause of Tanah Merah man's death'
Hepatitis E2017.02.09Chad11 deathsHepatitis E outbreak kills 11 in Chad, threatens hundreds more 34 mins ago Africa
Malaria2016Cambodia1 personCambodia sees 54 pct drop in malaria cases last year
Rabies2017.02.05-2017.02.11CanadaHamilton catHamilton cat tests positive for rabies; officials suspect link to raccoon strain
Mumps2017.02.08USA/Washingtonjust one caseSean Gallup/Getty Images
Anthrax2017.02.08GLOBALdeathNamibia desert lion dies of anthrax: environment ministry
Anthrax2017.02.08NamibialionNamibia desert lion dies of anthrax: environment ministry