Current incidence of the disease overview and mandatory vaccination by country 11.10.2022

12. 10. 2022

Algeria

West Nile fever: in early July, an 11-year-old girl fell ill in the town of Touggourt (Ouargla province, O). This is the first record in Algeria. The virus is transmitted by mosquitoes and primarily infects birds, but can also spread to humans, horses and other mammals. Use mosquito repellent.

last update: 16.09.2022

 

Costa Rica

Malaria: More than 330 cases have been registered across the country since the beginning of the year. The north of the country is particularly affected. Malaria has been almost eliminated in the country and the number of cases has been rising slightly since 2016. Very good mosquito protection should always be maintained.

last update: 27.09.2022

 

Germany

West Nile Fever: the first human infection this year was reported in mid-August and 4 more infections were confirmed in September. Berlin and the districts of Harz, Saalekreis and Vogtlandkreis are affected. In 2018, the first locally acquired infections in birds and horses were registered in Germany and in late summer 2019, 5 people became ill for the first time in eastern Germany. Last year, 4 human infections were recorded. The virus primarily infects birds, but can also spread to humans, horses and other mammals. Use mosquito repellent.

last update: 04.10.2022

 

El Salvador

Dengue: The number of cases has increased significantly compared to the corresponding periods of the previous two years. Around 14 600 suspected cases have already been recorded since the beginning of the year. In 2021, a total of about 5,755 suspected cases were registered nationwide. 5,450 infections were reported in 2020 and 24,470 in 2019. Use mosquito repellent.

last update: 07.10.2022

 

France

Dengue: About 60 local infections have been registered since the end of July. The regions affected are Occitania and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur in the south of the country. The disease was first confirmed on the island of Corsica in early October. The mosquito vector was first detected in 2004 in the south of the country. In 2010, the first local infections were recorded in France. Pay attention to protection against mainly diurnal mosquito vectors.

last update: 07.10.2022

 

France

West Nile fever: 2 infections were reported in early October. The departments affected are Var and, for the first time, Bouches-du-Rhône. Infection is sporadic in France. The virus is transmitted by mosquitoes. Use mosquito repellent.

last update: 11.10.2022

 

Greece

West Nile fever: more than 260 infections and 26 deaths have been reported on the mainland since mid-July. The Thessaloniki area is particularly affected. In Greece, the infection occurs sporadically. The virus is transmitted by mosquitoes. Use mosquito repellent.

last update: 11.10.2022

 

Haiti

Intestinal infections: nationwide risk of diarrhoeal diseases. The island of Hispaniola, along with Haiti and the Dominican Republic, is one of the travel destinations with the highest incidence of gastrointestinal infections. For the first time since February 2019, at least 7 people died of cholera in the Port-au-Prince area in early October. There were more than 150 suspected cases. 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: 11.10.2022

 

Italy

West Nile fever: in mid-July, the first infection of the year was reported in the province of Padua (Veneto region). The number of cases has now risen to around 550 and 31 people have died. The north of the country is particularly affected, but also the islands of Sardinia and Sicily. In Italy, the infection occurs sporadically. The virus is transmitted by mosquitoes. Use mosquito repellent.

last update: 11.10.2022

 

Cuba

Dengue: According to press reports, more than 3,000 infections have been confirmed since the beginning of the year. 3 people died. The number of new infections has declined since the end of August. A renewed increase in the areas affected by Hurricane Ian cannot be ruled out. Last year, 1160 suspected cases were recorded. Pay attention to protection against mainly diurnal mosquito vectors.

last update: 07.10.2022

 

Nepal

Dengue: The infection was first confirmed in Nepal in 2004, with only minor outbreaks observed in the south of the country in subsequent years. Since the beginning of this year, around 25 550 people have fallen ill and 32 have died. Last year, 540 infections were registered. Apart from the Kathmandu Valley, districts in the high mountains are again affected. Protection against mosquitoes, which are mainly active during the day.

last update: 27.09.2022

 

Austria

West Nile fever: 6 cases have been reported since the beginning of August. Vienna and its surroundings and northern Burgenland are affected. The infection is sporadic in Austria. The virus is transmitted by mosquitoes. Use mosquito repellent.

last update: 27.09.2022

 

Panama

Malaria: Approximately 4100 infections have already been confirmed this year. In the same period of the previous year, it was only about half. A very good mosquito repellent should always be followed, it is generally advisable to take emergency medication and depending on the outbreak situation and route of travel, chemoprophylaxis should be discussed.

last update: 20.09.2022

 

Peru

Malaria: More than 58,500 infections and 75 deaths have already been reported this year. This is the highest number of cases since 2019. Most cases were registered in the Loreto region (NO). Very good mosquito protection should always be maintained. Chemoprophylaxis is also recommended in the Loreto region. In other high-risk areas, it makes sense to take emergency medication.

last update: 27.09.2022

 

Philippines

Leptospirosis: Approximately 1,470 infections and 200 deaths have been reported on Luzon since the beginning of the year. The number of cases is expected to increase during the rainy season. Leptospires enter the environment through the urine of infected mammals (rats, dogs). Transmission to humans occurs by direct or indirect contact with urine through small skin or mucous membrane injuries. In moist environments (water, mud), leptospires can survive in the environment for long periods of time. Corresponding contacts should be avoided.

last update: 16.09.2022

 

Sao Tome and Principe

Dengue: Authorities reported the outbreak in mid-May, with approximately 1 000 infections and 3 deaths registered from mid-April to early September. The worst affected is the Água Grande district in the north of São Tomé. Take care to protect yourself especially against daytime mosquitoes.

last update: 30.09.2022

 

Spain

West Nile fever: 4 cases were reported in September. The regions of Tarragona and Cadiz are affected. The infection is sporadic in Spain. The virus is transmitted by mosquitoes. Use mosquito repellent.

last update: 04.10.2022

 

Taiwan

Japanese encephalitis: 18 infections have been confirmed nationwide this year. The city of Tainan (SW) is particularly affected. The main broadcasting time is between the months of June and August. Pay attention to mosquito repellent and consider vaccination if necessary.

last update: 08/12/2022

 

Thailand

Dengue: With the start of the rainy season in July, the number of cases is expected to increase. Since the beginning of the year, around 16,280 people have fallen ill. 14 people died. There is a risk of infection throughout the year, with July and August being the main period of transmission. Watch out for protection against mostly diurnal mosquitoes!

last update: 26.08.2022

 

Tunisia

West Nile fever: a human infection was reported in the governorate of Sousse (NO) at the end of September. The disease occurs sporadically in Tunisia, with the last outbreak registered in 2018. The virus is transmitted by mosquitoes. Use mosquito repellent.

last update: 04.10.2022

 

Uganda

Ebola haemorrhagic fever: In mid-September, authorities confirmed an outbreak with 66 still infected in Mubende district in the centre of the country. Thirty-five people have died from the infection.

last update: 11.10.2022

 

United States

Poliomyelitis: In late June, vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) infection was confirmed in the United States for the first time since 2013. The 20-year-old was temporarily treated at a clinic in Rockland County, New York, for paralysis. Authorities say polioviruses were detected in wastewater samples in the county before the man became ill. By mid-September, viruses had been detected in about 60 wastewater samples, and authorities in New York State declared a disaster in early September. Residents were asked to check their vaccination protection and top up if necessary. Always check and top up standard vaccinations before travelling abroad.

last update: 20.09.2022

 

Vanuatu

Malaria: By the end of August, more than 610 cases of tertian malaria had been confirmed. Compared to the previous year, the number of cases has roughly doubled. Authorities warn of a further increase in cases. A very good mosquito repellent should always be followed, it is generally advisable to bring emergency medication and depending on the situation of the outbreak, chemoprophylaxis should be discussed.

last update: 27.09.2022

 

Vietnam

Dengue: More than 236,730 cases and 98 deaths have been registered since the beginning of the year. Compared to the previous year, the number of cases has increased significantly. Regions in the south and centre of the country, as well as Ho Chi Minh City, are particularly affected. In 2021, approximately 68,270 cases were reported, and 21 people died. In 2020, around 121,940 infections and 19 deaths had been registered by the end of November. Take care to protect yourself especially against daytime mosquitoes.

last update: 11.10.2022

 

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