Current incidence of the disease overview and mandatory vaccination by country 17.1.2023

20. 1. 2023

Australia

Japanese encephalitis: local human infections were first confirmed in March 2022 in the states of New South Wales (NSW), Victoria, Queensland and South Australia after the virus was detected in several samples from pig farms. So far, 14 infections have been confirmed in NSW, 11 in Victoria, 6 in South Australia and one each in Queensland and the Northern Territory. Two people died each in NSW and South Australia and one each in Victoria, Queensland and the Northern Territory. Other suspicious cases have been reported. Warmer weather and reduced flooding in many regions is expected to increase mosquito populations and thus the risk of infection. Authorities have issued public health alerts urging people to protect themselves from mosquito bites. Travellers should take care to protect themselves against mosquitoes and talk to their doctor about the possibility of vaccination.

last update: 01/10/2023

 

El Salvador

Dengue: The number of cases has increased significantly compared to the corresponding periods of the previous two years. Around 16 450 suspected cases have been recorded since the beginning of last 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: 02.01.2023

 

Guadeloupe

Dengue: The number of cases has increased significantly since last October. In total, around 800 suspected cases have been reported, more than half since the end of November. The commune of Saint-François in the east of the island is particularly affected. Take care to protect yourself especially against daytime mosquitoes.

last update: 03.01.2023

 

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, cholera infection was again confirmed in early October 2022. Around 470 people have died since then. There were more than 23,000 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: 17.01.2023

 

India

Rabies: India is one of the countries with the highest number of animal and human cases in the world. About 250 people died in 18 states last year. The worst affected states are Karnataka, Maharashtra and West Bengal. The main vector is the (stray) dog. Large cities are also affected. In case of suspected contact with an animal, seek medical attention immediately and ensure the use of modern tissue culture vaccines. Preventive vaccinations are recommended for all passengers.

last update: 02.01.2023

 

India – South

Rabies: India is one of the countries with the highest number of cases in animals and humans in the world. About 250 people died in 18 states last year. The worst affected states are Karnataka, Maharashtra and West Bengal. The main carrier is the (stray) dog. Large cities are also affected. In case of suspected contact with an animal, seek medical attention immediately and ensure the use of modern tissue culture vaccines. Preventive vaccinations are recommended for all passengers.

last update: 02.01.2023

 

India – centre

Rabies: India is one of the countries with the highest number of cases in animals and humans in the world. About 250 people died in 18 states last year. The worst affected states are Karnataka, Maharashtra and West Bengal. The main carrier is the (stray) dog. Large cities are also affected. In case of suspected contact with an animal, seek medical attention immediately and ensure the use of modern tissue culture vaccines. Preventive vaccinations are recommended for all passengers.

last update: 02.01.2023

 

India – Northeast

Rabies: India is one of the countries with the highest number of animal and human cases in the world. About 250 people died in 18 states last year. The worst affected states are Karnataka, Maharashtra and West Bengal. The main carrier is the (stray) dog. Large cities are also affected. In case of suspected contact with an animal, seek medical attention immediately and ensure the use of modern tissue culture vaccines. Preventive vaccinations are recommended for all passengers.

last update: 02.01.2023

 

Kenya

Intestinal infections: nationwide risk of diarrhoeal disease, local outbreaks of cholera still to be expected. Since October, about 3,110 people have fallen ill in 12 districts and 55 have died, starting with a wedding party. The capital Nairobi is also affected. observe hygiene.

last update: 17.01.2023

 

Lebanon

Cholera: the first infection since 1993 was confirmed in early October, affecting a man who fled Syria. Since then, about 6130 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: 17.01.2023

 

Mexico

Dengue: Approximately 59,520 suspected cases were reported last year. 53 people died. The Yucatán Peninsula is particularly affected. Compared to the same period last year, confirmed infections and deaths across the country have roughly doubled. Take care to protect yourself especially against daytime mosquitoes.

last update: 17.01.2023

 

Nepal

Dengue: Since the beginning of last year, some 54,800 people have fallen ill and 88 have died. In 2021, 540 infections were registered. Apart from the Kathmandu Valley, districts in the high mountains are again affected. Most infections were registered in September. The disease was first confirmed in Nepal in 2004, with only small outbreaks observed in the south of the country in subsequent years. The largest outbreak to date, with approximately 18,000 infections and 6 deaths, was recorded in 2019. Protection against mosquitoes, which are mainly active during the day.

last update: 17.01.2023

 

Sao Tome and Principe

Dengue: Authorities reported an outbreak in mid-May 2022, with approximately 1,160 infections and 8 deaths registered from mid-April to the end of December. 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: 13.01.2023

 

Senegal

Dengue: About 240 infections have been confirmed in the 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.

last update: 13.01.2023

 

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. Since the beginning of the year, around 4,200 cases have been registered, with Colombo district being particularly affected. Last year, more than 70 400 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.

last update: 17.01.2023

 

South Africa

Measles: the number of cases has increased nationally in the last year. Since the beginning of October, about 360 laboratory-confirmed infections have been reported affecting Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Gauteng and Free State provinces. Always check and top up standard vaccination protection before travelling abroad.

last update: 13.01.2023

 

South Africa – Centre

Measles: the number of cases has increased nationally in the last year. Since the beginning of October, about 360 laboratory-confirmed infections have been reported affecting Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Gauteng and Free State provinces. Always check and top up standard vaccination protection before travelling abroad.

last update: 13.01.2023

 

South Africa – North East

Measles: the number of cases has increased nationally in the last year. Since the beginning of October, about 360 laboratory-confirmed infections have been reported affecting Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Gauteng and Free State provinces. Always check and top up standard vaccination protection before travelling abroad.

last update: 13.01.2023

 

Sudan

Dengue: Last year saw the highest number of cases registered nationally in 10 years with more than 4,100 suspected cases and 29 deaths. The authorities and the WHO anticipate a high number of unreported cases. Infections were first detected in North Kurdufan, North Darfur and White Nile states. Heavy rainfall with flooding occurred during the last rainy season. Pay attention to protection against mainly diurnal mosquito vectors.

last update: 02.01.2023

 

USA

Measles: There has been an outbreak in the state of Ohio since early November of last year. 85 children are sick, most of them are under 3 years old and unvaccinated. Last year, around 120 people were registered nationwide. Always check and top up standard vaccinations before travelling abroad.

last update: 17.01.2023

 

Vietnam

Dengue: Approximately 367,730 cases and 140 deaths have been registered in the last year. 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, 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: 17.01.2023

 

 

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