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28 February 2024
Bangladesh + Dhaka

Nipah virus in Bangladesh

Since 1 January 2024, and as of 9 February 2024, 2 laboratory-confirmed fatal cases of Nipah virus (NiV) have been reported from the Dhaka division of Bangladesh.

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28 February 2024

Dengue in Mexico

As of 27 February 2024, during the first seven weeks of 2024, the Ministry of Health, Mexico have reported 5,439 dengue cases, which is a 468% increase compared to the equivalent 2023 period (958 cases). 74% of cases are concentrated within Guerrero, Tabasco, Quintana Roo, Veracruz y Colima states.

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26 February 2024

Chikungunya in Timor-Leste

As of 25 January 2024, a total of 196 Chikungunya cases have been reported.

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26 February 2024

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Antarctica

On 25 February 2024, the presence of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza virus was confirmed for the first time in mainland Antarctica. The virus was detected in samples from dead skuas (predatory seabirds) found near the Argentine Antarctic base. Samples returned positive for HPAI A(H5) on 24 February 2024.

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26 February 2024

Western equine encephalitis in Argentina

As of 14 February 2024, a total of 69 confirmed cases of Western equine encephalitis, with seven deaths, have been confirmed since the first human case on 20 December 2023. A total of 21 probable human cases have also been reported.

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23 February 2024

Zika in Thailand

On 22 February 2024, the Ministry of Public Health, Thailand has reported a total of 73 Zika virus cases and no deaths across 19 provinces in Thailand in 2024.

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23 February 2024

Cholera in Comoros

As of 12 February 2024, 90 cases of cholera, including 6 deaths have been confirmed. Cholera is rare in travellers, a vaccine is available for those who are at increased risk.

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22 February 2024
India + Karnataka

Kyanasur Forest disease in India

As of 11 February 2024 since the beginning of the year, a total of 85 cases of Kyanasur Forest disease have been reported in the state of Karnataka. This compares with 19 cases reported in the entirety of 2023.

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20 February 2024

Dengue in Brazil

As of 19 February 2024, a total of 653,656 probable dengue cases, with 113 deaths (and 438 deaths under investigation) have been reported in 2024. Minas Gerais state has reported the highest number with 218,066 cases and the Federal District has reported the highest incidence rate.

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19 February 2024
Uganda + Lyantonde

Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Uganda

Since 11 January 2024, five cases (1 confirmed and 4 probable) of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever and including three probable deaths have been reported.

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