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Epidemiological Alert, Dengue Outbreak Continues to Subside in Paraguay (16 April 2007)
The Paraguayan government has continued the epidemiological alert throughout the national territory, in light of recent cases of dengue and dengue hemorrhagic (DH).
Epidemiological Update, Zika (6 October 2016)
To date, 47 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted ...
Epidemiological Alert, International travelers— Risk of measles or rubella infection (1 July 2013)
Due to upcoming cultural and sporting events that will be hosted by countries in the Americas, PAHO/WHO encourages Member States in the Region to recommend vaccination against measles and rubella for all travelers to and ...
Epidemiological Alert, Detection and outbreaks of Avian Influenza due to reassortant viruses, public health implications for the Americas (6 February 2015)
Since December 2014, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE, per the French acronym) has been receiving notifications about detections and outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in North America due ...
Epidemiological Alert, Weekly Update on the Cholera Situation EW 51 (19 – 25 of December) (3 January 2011)
During the epidemiological week (EW) 51, at a national level, the MSPP registered 16,838 new cases, 26.5% less than the previous week (22,920 new cases). At the regional level, among the departments that presented the ...
Epidemiological Alert, Febrile Hemorrhagic Syndrome in Brazil (4 December 2008)
On the first of December 2008, the Ministry of Health of Brazil reported the occurrence of a case of acute hemorrhagic febrile syndrome in a 53-year-old male from Johannesburg, South Africa, with onset of symptoms on 23 ...
Epidemiological Alert, Update on Dengue Situation in the Americas (18 March 2011)
The high activity of dengue during the first trimester of 2011 in several countries in the southern hemisphere in the Region of the Americas has necessitated the rapid implementation of management plans on both the local ...
Epidemiological Update, Zika (25 May 2017)
To date, 48 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease,1 while five countries have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases. Since epidemiological ...