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    • Control of diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, haemophilus influenzae type B, and Hepatitis B: field guide 

      Pan American Health Organization (2005)
      This Field Guide is a tool to facilitate the work of health officials and field staff involved in national immunization programs. Given the widespread use of a combination vaccine against diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, ...
    • Diphtheria in the Dominican Republic: reduction of cases following a large outbreak 

      Garib, Zacarías; Danovaro-Holliday, M. Carolina; Tavarez, Yira; Leal, Irene; Pedreira, Cristina (2015-10)
      Objective. To describe the most recent outbreak of diphtheria in the Dominican Republic and the disease’s occurrence and vaccination coverage in 2004–2013. Methods. Clinical data of diphtheria cases that occurred in 2004 ...
    • Epidemiological Alert Diphtheria (16 December 2016) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-12-16)
      In 2015, five countries reported cases of diphtheria: Brazil (12 cases), Canada (3 cases), Guatemala (1 case), Haiti (32 cases), and the Dominican Republic (1 case). Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 to EW 47 of 2016, ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (22 August 2017) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2017-08-22)
      From epidemiological week (EW) 1 to EW 32 of 2017, three countries in the Americas reported suspected and confirmed diphtheria cases: Brazil (1 case), Haiti (80 cases), and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (123 cases). In ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (15 November 2017) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2017-11-15)
      In 2017, from epidemiological week (EW) 1 to EW 45, five countries in the Americas have reported suspected and/or confirmed diphtheria cases: Brazil, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (15 December 2017) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2017-12-15)
      Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 49 of 2017, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela reported confirmed diphtheria cases. The following is a summary for each country.
    • Implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR) 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018)
    • Implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR) 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018)
    • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (28 February 2018) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-02-28)
      In 2017, there were four countries in the Region of the Americas—Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela—that reported confirmed diphtheria cases. As of epidemiological week (EW) 8 ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (16 April 2018) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-04-16)
      In 2017, four countries in the Region of the Americas—Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela—reported confirmed diphtheria cases. In 2018 as of epidemiological week (EW) 14 of 2018, ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (24 May 2018) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-05-24)
      Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 18 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas —Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela—have reported confirmed diphtheria cases; while in 2017, four ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (31 July 2018) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-07-31)
      Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 30 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) have reported confirmed diphtheria cases. In 2017, four ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (29 August 2018) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-08-29)
      Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 34 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) have reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. The following ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (21 September 2018) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-09-21)
      Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 37 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) have reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. While in Colombia ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (29 October 2018) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-10-29)
      Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 41 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) have reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. In Haiti and ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (18 December 2018) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-12-18)
      Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 49 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) have reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. In Haiti and ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (22 January 2019) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2019-01-22)
      In 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. In 2019, the outbreaks are ongoing in Haiti and Venezuela; both ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (18 March 2019) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2019-03-18)
      In 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. In 2019, Haiti and Venezuela reported confirmed cases between ...