Current incidence of the disease at a glance and mandatory vaccination by country 7.3.2023

7. 3. 2023

Bangladesh

Dengue: Around 720 patients have been treated at clinics since the beginning of the year, most of them in the capital Dhaka. 9 people died. Last year, about 82,750 cases were registered, and more than 300 people died. The capital Dhaka is particularly affected. Approximately 28,530 infections were reported in 2021. 105 people died. The capital Dhaka is particularly affected. Take care to protect yourself against daytime mosquitoes. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 28.02.2023

 

Bolivia

Dengue: About 6845 cases and 26 deaths have been confirmed since the beginning of the year. Particularly affected is the department of Santa Cruz (O). Last year, around 14 660 suspected cases were reported. 9 people died. Approximately 8,950 cases were registered in 2021. 2 people died. Take care to protect yourself against daytime mosquitoes. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 17.02.2023

 

Burundi

Intestinal infections: risk of diarrhoeal diseases nationwide, cholera can be expected regionally. Earlier this year, authorities confirmed an outbreak in Bujumbura (W), the country’s largest city. Observe hygiene.

last update: 14. 2. 2023

 

Dominican Republic

Intestinal infections: the danger of diarrheal diseases nationwide. The Dominican Republic is one of the holiday destinations with the most cases of traveler’s diarrhea. As of October 2022, 56 local and 15 imported cholera infections have been reported from Haiti. Maintain hygiene, or consider vaccination.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

Guatemala

Dengue: Around 600 cases have been reported since the beginning of the year. In 2022, around 8,410 suspected cases and 16 deaths were registered. Approximately 2,865 cases and 6 deaths were reported in 2021. In 2020, 5 983 suspected cases were recorded. 10 people died. In 2019, 50,432 cases and 66 deaths were registered. Make sure you are protected especially from daytime mosquitoes. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

Haiti

Intestinal infections: the danger of diarrheal diseases nationwide. The island of Hispaniola is one of the destinations with the highest incidence of gastrointestinal infections, along with Haiti and the Dominican Republic. For the first time since February 2019, cholera infection was again confirmed in early October 2022. Some 595 people have died since then. There were about 31,500 suspected cases. The greater Port-au-Prince area is particularly affected. During the major epidemic between 2010 and early 2019, approximately 850,000 people became ill and approximately 9,790 people died. Maintain food and drinking water hygiene. If necessary, consider vaccination.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

Cambodia

Dengue: With around 600 infections in the first 5 weeks of the year, the number of cases has more than doubled compared to the same period last year. Last year, around 12 600 people fell ill. 19 deaths were registered. In 2021, about 1,500 cases were reported. 4 people died. In 2019, the number of cases was above average with approximately 66,500 suspected cases registered. According to press reports, there were 30 dead. The disease occurs regularly in the country and is more common in the rainy season between May and October. Be sure to protect yourself from vector mosquitoes, which are usually active during the day. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

Colombia

Dengue: Around 12 000 suspected cases have been registered since the beginning of the year, about twice as many as in the same period last year. Last year, around 69 500 suspected cases were reported and around 47 370 infections were confirmed. 48 people died. In 2021, around 53,335 suspected cases were registered, 43 people died. Pay attention to protection against mainly diurnal mosquito vectors. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

Laos

Dengue: The disease occurs nationwide. In the first 5 weeks of the year, around 270 infections were registered, compared to only around 20 in the same period last year. Last year, more than 32,350 cases and 28 deaths were registered. About half of the cases come from the capital Vientiane, and the provinces of Saravan, Attapeu and Luang Namtha are also particularly affected. In 2021, a total of about 1330 infections were registered. At least 7,970 cases and 13 deaths have been reported in 2020. Pay attention to protection against mainly diurnal mosquito vectors. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

Lebanon

Cholera: the first infection since 1993 was confirmed in early October, affecting a man who fled Syria. Since then, more than 6,700 infections have been reported and 23 people have died. The northwest of the country is particularly affected. Maintain food and drinking water hygiene, consider vaccination if necessary.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

Malawi

Intestinal infections: nationwide risk of diarrhoeal diseases, especially in the summer rainy season (October-March) with local outbreaks of cholera. Across the country, around 45,800 people have fallen ill since March last year and around 1,470 deaths have been registered. This is the worst outbreak in Malawi to date. The regions around Lake Malawi are particularly affected. Observe hygiene and vaccination protection.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

Malaysia

Dengue: Since the beginning of the year, around 18,870 cases have been registered and 14 people have died. The number of cases has more than doubled compared to the same period last year, with about half of all cases still coming from Selangor state. Last year, approximately 66,100 infections and 39 deaths were recorded. Mosquito-borne disease is common in Malaysia, especially on the peninsula, as well as throughout Southeast Asia. Since there are no scheduled rainy seasons, there is a constant risk of transmission, which increases regionally after heavier rainy seasons. Pay attention to protection against mainly diurnal mosquito vectors. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

Mexico

Dengue: Around 4,600 cases have been reported since the beginning of the year. This is roughly three times more than in the same period of the previous year. The Yucatán Peninsula is again particularly affected. Some 59 500 suspected cases were recorded last year. 53 people died. The number of confirmed infections and deaths in the country roughly doubled compared to the previous year. Take care to protect yourself especially against daytime mosquitoes. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

Paraguay

Chikungunya: Approximately 62,400 suspected cases were reported during the first 7 weeks of the year. 27 people died. The number of cases has been increasing significantly since around October last year. In 2022, a total of about 2,400 suspected cases were recorded. According to press reports, a 73-year-old woman has died. The capital Asunción and the departments of Central and Alto Paraná are affected. Use mosquito repellent.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

Peru

Dengue: Approximately 14,400 cases and 18 deaths have been reported since the beginning of the year. This is roughly twice as much as in the same period of the previous year. Some 53 740 infections were confirmed last year. 84 people died. Authorities issued a nationwide public health alert in April 2022. Take care to protect against day vector mosquitoes. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

Philippines

Dengue: Since the beginning of the year, 2,525 infections and 7 deaths have been reported. Last year, around 224,500 cases and 730 deaths were registered nationwide. This was roughly twice as much as in the same period last year. Take care to protect yourself especially against daytime mosquitoes. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

Reunion

Dengue: 16 cases have been confirmed since the beginning of the year. More than 1210 infections and 2 deaths have been confirmed in the last year. In 2021, around 30,000 infections and 23 deaths were registered. In 2020, more than 16,100 infections and 22 deaths were reported. The western and southern coasts of the island were particularly affected. Pay attention to protection against daily mosquito vectors. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 07.02.2023

 

Senegal

Dengue: 4 infections were reported in the Northeast in January. About 240 infections were confirmed last year. Most of the cases are from the first and last quarter. The Matam and Dakar regions are particularly affected. Pay attention to protection against mainly diurnal mosquito vectors. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 07.02.2023

 

Singapore

Dengue: The virus is common in the city-state. Because there are no scheduled rainy seasons, there is a risk of transmission throughout the year, which increases after heavier rainy periods. Since the beginning of the year, around 1,460 cases have already been recorded, roughly twice as many as in the same period last year. Last year, approximately 32,175 infections and 13 deaths were registered. This is the second highest number of cases recorded in Singapore. In 2021, approximately 5,260 cases were recorded. Pay attention to protection against mainly diurnal mosquito vectors. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 17.02.2023

 

Sri Lanka

Dengue: A mosquito-borne viral disease similar to influenza occurs regularly in Sri Lanka. The risk of transmission should be expected throughout the country, especially during and after the rainy season. Around 13,315 infections have been registered since the beginning of the year, with Colombo district particularly affected. Last year, more than 76 700 people fell ill and 54 died. In 2021, about 35,925 cases were reported. 10 people died. The number of cases has increased since November 2021. The western province with the city of Colombo is particularly affected. According to press reports, many children have also fallen ill. In 2020, about 31,140 people became ill and 35 died. Most infections were registered in Colombo (W), Trincomalee (NO) and Jaffna (N) districts. The number of cases was particularly high in 2017. According to press reports, this was the largest outbreak yet recorded. Approximately 186,100 illnesses have been reported and approximately 395 people have died. Pay attention to protection against mainly diurnal mosquito vectors. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 28.02.2023

 

South Africa

Measles: the number of cases has increased nationally in the last year. Some 665 laboratory-confirmed infections have been reported since early October, with Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Gauteng and Free State provinces particularly hard hit. Always check and top up standard vaccination protection before travelling abroad.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

South Africa – Centre

Measles: the number of cases has increased nationally in the last year. Some 665 laboratory-confirmed infections have been reported since early October, with Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Gauteng and Free State provinces particularly hard hit. Always check and supplement standard vaccination protection before travelling abroad.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

South Africa – North East

Measles: the number of cases has increased nationally in the last year. Some 665 laboratory-confirmed infections have been reported since early October, with Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Gauteng and Free State provinces particularly hard hit. Always check and supplement standard vaccination protection before travelling abroad.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

Thailand

Dengue: More than 2,680 infections were reported in January, compared to about 200 in the same period last year. Particularly affected is the capital Bangkok and the region of central Thailand. Take care to protect yourself against daytime mosquitoes. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 17.02.2023

 

Vietnam

Dengue: Approximately 12,000 cases have been reported since the beginning of the year. The number of cases has roughly doubled compared to the same period last year. Last year, approximately 367,730 illnesses and 140 deaths were recorded. The number of cases is about 5 times higher than in the previous year. Regions in the south and centre of the country, as well as Ho Chi Minh City, were particularly affected. In 2021, approximately 68,270 cases were reported, and 21 people died. Take care to protect yourself especially against daytime mosquitoes. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 03.03.2023

 

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