Current incidence of the disease clearly and mandatory vaccination by country 20 April 2022

22. 4. 2022

Australia

Japanese encephalitis: After the virus was detected in several samples from pig farms in the states of New South Wales (NSW), Victoria, Queensland and South Australia in February, infections in humans have also been confirmed since the beginning of March. So far, 10 infections have been confirmed in NSW, 9 in Victoria, 3 in South Australia and 2 in Queensland. One death each was recorded in New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria. Authorities have issued public health alerts urging people to protect themselves from mosquito bites. Travelers should be careful about mosquito protection and speak to a doctor about the possibility of vaccination.

last updated: 04/14/2022

 

Fiji

Leptospirosis: As a result of major flooding, around 1,720 infections and 35 deaths have already been confirmed since the beginning of the year. Leptospira enters the environment via the urine of infected mammals (rats, dogs). Transmission to humans occurs through direct or indirect contact with the urine via small skin injuries or mucous membranes. In a humid environment (water, mud), the leptospira can survive in the environment for a long time. Corresponding contacts are to be avoided.

last updated: 04/19/2022

 

Honduras

Dengue: 2,451 suspected cases have been reported since the beginning of the year. A person has died. Approximately 19,755 suspected cases were registered last year, and 8 people died. Approx. 26,010 infections reported in 2020. 10 people have died. In 2019, the largest outbreak in 50 years was registered with 112,708 suspected cases and 262 deaths. Pay attention to protection against mainly diurnal mosquitoes.

last updated: 05.04.2022

 

Israel

Poliomyelitis: Since the beginning of March, the Ministry of Health has confirmed 7 infections with vaccine-derived poliovirus type 3 (cVDPV3). These are the first cases since 1989. Since September last year, the virus has been found in several sewage samples in Israel and the Palestinian territories. The emergence of the disease makes Israel a country with a potential risk of spreading the pathogen internationally. All persons (locals and tourists) who have stayed in the country for more than 4 weeks must be able to produce a vaccination against polio upon departure. The vaccination must take place between 4 weeks and one year before departure and must be documented in an internationally valid vaccination card. Observe vaccination protection.

last updated: 04/19/2022

 

Cameroon

Intestinal infections: risk of diarrheal diseases nationwide. Cholera outbreaks also occur year-round. According to press reports, around 6,000 people have fallen ill and around 100 have died since February. The Southwest and Littoral regions are particularly affected; the first infections were recorded in October last year. Pay attention to hygiene, vaccination is recommended when traveling to particularly endangered regions.

last updated: 05.04.2022

 

Kenya

Yellow fever: In March, the Ministry of Health confirmed an outbreak in County Isiolo (Z). Since January, 53 suspected cases have been registered and 8 infections have been confirmed. There were 7 deaths. Young men are particularly affected. Yellow fever vaccination is recommended for all travelers. When entering from an endemic area, a vaccination requirement also applies.

last updated: 04/12/2022

 

Colombia

Dengue: Since the beginning of the year, around 11,970 suspected cases have been recorded and 6,090 infections have been confirmed. 8 people have died. In 2021, around 53,335 suspected cases were registered, 43 people died. In 2020, around 78,300 diseases were reported. 55 people have died. Pay attention to protection against the predominantly diurnal vector mosquitoes.

last updated:  04/08/2022

 

Congo, Republic

Yellow fever: 7 infections have been confirmed since the beginning of the year. The district of Talangai in the capital Brazzaville and the department of Pointe-Noire are particularly affected. A valid yellow fever vaccination is mandatory and recommended for all travelers from the age of 9 months.

last updated: 04/08/2022

 

Laos

Dengue: The disease occurs nationwide. 68 cases have been reported since the beginning of the year. Around 1,330 infections were registered in 2021. At least 7,970 cases and 13 deaths were reported in 2020. In 2019, around 38,030 infections and 74 deaths were reported. Pay attention to protection against the predominantly diurnal vector mosquitoes.

last updated: 04/08/2022

 

Malaysia

Rabies: In March, a 40-year-old man died in Petaling district (Selangor state). In mid-February, 3 people were attacked by a suspected rabies dog at a ferry terminal in Sibu (Sarawak State). Last year, 4 dog bite deaths were confirmed in Sarawak state. In 2020, 9 diseases were reported. 6 cases were recorded in 2019. In June 2017, the first confirmed cases were registered in East Malaysia (Borneo Island), since then 32 deaths have been confirmed in Sarawak State and 2 other people have fallen ill. Dog bites were confirmed in at least 17 people affected. Awareness campaigns have been started, and dogs and cats are also to be vaccinated. The virus is thought to have been brought in by stray dogs from Indonesia. Post-exposure care should be initiated immediately following suspected animal contact.

last updated: 04/12/2022

 

Mexico

Dengue: Approximately 3,120 suspected cases have been recorded since the beginning of the year. A person has died. In 2021, around 36,750 suspected cases were registered, and 39 people died. In 2020, around 120,240 diseases were reported, 24,224 of which were confirmed. 79 people have died. In 2019, 268,458 cases were reported. 191 people have died. Pay attention to protection against mainly diurnal mosquitoes.

last updated: 04/08/2022

 

Mozambique

Poliomyelitis: In February, 2 vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) infections were confirmed. The cases were detected in the provinces of Nampula and Cabo Delgado and are from the previous year. Due to the occurrence of cVDPV2, the country is formally one of the countries with a potential risk of the international spread of the pathogen. The official confirmation from the WHO is still pending. All persons (locals and tourists) who have stayed in the country for more than 4 weeks should be able to produce a vaccination against polio upon departure. The vaccination must take place between 4 weeks and one year before departure and must be documented in an internationally valid vaccination card. Observe vaccination protection.

last updated: 03/22/2022

 

Nigeria

Yellow fever: Since the beginning of the year, 251 suspected cases have been reported and 7 infections have been confirmed. Last year, around 2,055 suspected cases were registered and 42 infections were confirmed. 12 people have died. The last outbreaks occurred between June and the end of December 2020 in the states of Bauchi, Benue, Delta, Ebonyi and Enugu. Vaccination is mandatory and recommended for everyone from the age of 9 months.

last updated: 05.04.2022

 

Panama

Dengue: More than 1,910 infections have been registered since the beginning of the year. 2 people have died. In 2021, around 2,955 suspected cases were recorded. A person has died. In 2020, around 4,125 illnesses and 5 deaths were registered. Protection against mosquitoes, which are mainly active during the day.

last updated: 03/22/2022

 

Peru

Dengue: Since the beginning of the year, around 20,500 suspected cases have been recorded and 13,898 infections have been confirmed. 25 people have died. Authorities issued a nationwide public health alert in April. In 2021, 38,258 confirmed infections and 39 deaths were reported. In 2020, around 56,400 suspected cases were registered, and 88 people died. These are the highest number of cases since 2017. Pay attention to protection against diurnal vector mosquitoes.

last updated: 04/08/2022

 

Sri Lanka

Dengue: The flu-like, mosquito-borne viral disease occurs regularly in Sri Lanka. A risk of transmission is to be expected across the country, particularly during and after the rainy season. Around 13,405 people have fallen ill since the beginning of the year. About 35,055 cases were reported last year. 10 people have died. The number of cases has increased since November. The western province with the city of Colombo is particularly affected. According to press reports, numerous children have also fallen ill. In 2020, around 31,140 people fell 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, it was the largest recorded outbreak to date. Approximately 186,100 illnesses were reported, and around 395 people died. Pay attention to protection against the predominantly diurnal vector mosquitoes.

last updated: 04/1/2022

 

East Timor

Dengue: Since the beginning of the year, around 3,715 people have fallen ill and 44 have died. Children and young people under the age of 14 are most affected. Most cases were registered in Dili. In the entire previous year, around 900 cases with 9 deaths were reported. Pay attention to protection against the predominantly diurnal vector mosquitoes.

last updated: 04/12/2022

 

USA

West Nile Fever: The first case this year was reported in the state of Mississippi at the end of January. In early April, an infection was confirmed in County Dallas (State of Texas). The peak of the season is from July to October, but transmission is possible all year round. Last year, 2,695 infections and 191 deaths were confirmed nationwide. The states of Arizona, Colorado, California and Nebraska were hardest hit. Note mosquito repellent.

last updated: 04/12/2022

 

Vietnam

Dengue: 10,280 cases and 4 deaths have been registered since the beginning of the year. Approximately 68,270 cases were reported in 2021, 21 people died. In 2020 there were about 121,940 infections and 19 deaths by the end of November