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24 May 2024
Ethiopia + Afar
Gambela Hizboch
Amhara

cVDPV2 in Ethiopia

As of 22 May 2024, six cVDPV2 cases were reported in Ethiopia; one each in Tigray and Afar and two each in Gambella and Amhara. There was one cVDPV2 case reported in 2023 and 5 cases in 2024.

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24 May 2024
Bolivia + La Paz

Yellow fever in Bolivia

Two recent deaths from yellow fever have been reported. On 25 April 2024 and 12 May 2024, both individuals had travelled to the northern La Paz region and were not vaccinated.

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20 May 2024

Meningococcal disease in France ex Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

As of 17 May 2024, twelve cases meningococcal disease have been reported, from France (4), the United Kingdom (UK) (3), and the United States (US) (5). Almost all cases reported performing Umrah pilgrimage while in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The majority of cases belong to meningococcus serogroup W and have no history of vaccination.

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20 May 2024

Meningococcal disease in United Kingdom ex Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

As of 17 May 2024, twelve cases meningococcal disease have been reported, from France (4), the United Kingdom (UK) (3), and the United States (US) (5). Almost all cases reported performing Umrah pilgrimage while in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The majority of cases belong to meningococcus serogroup W and have no history of vaccination.

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20 May 2024
USA

Meningococcal disease in United States ex Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

As of 17 May 2024, twelve cases meningococcal disease have been reported, from France (4), the United Kingdom (UK) (3), and the United States (US) (5). Almost all cases reported performing Umrah pilgrimage while in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The majority of cases belong to meningococcus serogroup W and have no history of vaccination.

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16 May 2024
Angola + Lunda Norte

cVDPV2 in Angola

As of 8 May 2024, one case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been reported. This is the first human case reported in Angola since 2022.

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10 May 2024

Dengue in Colombia

Colombia reported 112,140 cases of dengue between 1 January 2024 and 26 April 2024, representing an increase of 373% compared to the same period in 2023. The cumulative incidence rate as of 26 April 2024 is 219 cases per 100,000 population.

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10 May 2024

Dengue in Ecuador

Ecuador reported 23,234 cases of dengue between 1 January 2024 and 26 April 2024, representing an increase of 371% compared to the same period in 2023. The cumulative incidence rate as of 26 April 2024 is 130 cases per 100,000 population.

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10 May 2024

Dengue in Paraguay

Paraguay reported 246,509 cases of dengue between 1 January 2024 and 26 April 2024, representing an increase of more than 1,800% compared to the same period in 2023. The cumulative incidence rate as of 26 April 2024 is 3,263 cases per 100,000 population.

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10 May 2024

Dengue in Peru

Peru reported 173,706 cases between 1 January 2024 and 26 April 2024, representing an increase of 357% compared to the same period in 2023. The cumulative incidence rate as of 26 April 2024 is 521 cases per 100,000 population.

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