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21 June 2024

Meningococcal disease in Saudi Arabia

As of 21 June 2024, a total of 14 cases of invasive meningococcal disease (serogroup W) have been reported in the United States (5), France (4), the United Kingdom (3), Norway (1), and the Netherlands (1) in travellers or contacts of travellers returning from Umrah pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

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20 June 2024

Dengue in Guatemala

As of 16 June 2024, 27,951 dengue cases and 10 deaths have been reported in 2024, an increase of 516% compared to the same period in 2023. DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3 and DENV-4 viruses have been identified in the country.

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20 June 2024

Dengue in Dominican Republic

As of 16 June 2024, 8,790 dengue cases (no deaths) have been reported in 2024, an increase of 442% compared to the same period in 2023.

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20 June 2024

Dengue in Mexico

As of 16 June 2024, 83,997 dengue cases and 26 deaths have been reported in 2024, an increase of 241% compared to the same period in 2023. The majority of cases have been reported from Guerrero, Tabasco, and Quintana Roo. DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3 and DENV-4 viruses have been identified in the country.

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19 June 2024

Dengue in Italy ex Egypt

As of 10 June 2024, a total of three imported dengue cases have been reported in Italy, with the serotype confirmed as DENV-2 in all three cases. The travellers visited the resort of Sharm El-Sheik for a short holiday in May 2024.

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Mpox in DRC

From 1 January to 26 May 2024, 7,851 suspected cases were reported, including 384 deaths, from 23 of the 26 provinces. This compares to 3,924 suspected cases reported during the same period in 2023. The most affected provinces in 2024 are Equateur, Sud Ubangi, Sankuru and South Kivu.

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13 June 2024
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Dengue in Australia

On 11 June 2024, the Queensland Health Department reported at least 39 suspected dengue cases (8 confirmed) in the Torres and Cape region. The serotype is reported to be DENV-3 in at least five of the confirmed cases.

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11 June 2024

Cholera in Zambia

As of 9 June 2024, a total of 19,984 cholera cases (1,482 confirmed cases) have been reported this year. Cases have been reported in all 10 Provinces.

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11 June 2024

Cholera in Mayotte

Between 18 March and 6 June 2024, a total of 148 cholera cases have been reported in Mayotte, including 2 deaths. Of these cases, 128 cases were locally acquired, and 20 cases were imported. Cholera is rare in travellers, a vaccine is available for those who are at increased risk.

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06 June 2024

Influenza A(H5N2) in Mexico

As of 5 June 2024, a fatal human case of avian influenza A(H5N2) has been reported in Mexico. This is the first laboratory-confirmed human case of influenza A(H5N2) virus reported globally and the first human avian H5 virus infection reported in Mexico.

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