Current incidence of the disease overview and mandatory vaccination by country 17.2.2023

20. 2. 2023

Bangladesh

Dengue: Since the beginning of the year, more than 620 patients have been treated at clinics, most of them in the capital Dhaka. 8 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: 10.2.2023

 

Bolivia

Dengue: Approximately 6,845 cases and 26 deaths have been confirmed since the beginning of the year. Particularly affected is the department of Santa Cruz (O). Last year, approximately 14 660 suspected cases were reported. 9 people died. In 2021, approximately 8,950 cases were registered. 2 people died. Take care to protect yourself against daytime mosquitoes. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 17.2.2023

 

burundi

Intestinal infections: nationwide risk of diarrhoeal disease, 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: nationwide risk of diarrhoeal diseases. nationwide. The Dominican Republic is one of the holiday countries with the highest number of cases of traveler’s diarrhea. As of October 2022, 47 local and 12 imported cholera infections have been reported from Haiti. Maintain hygiene, or consider vaccination.

last update: 17.2.2023

 

Guatemala

Dengue: About 300 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 recorded. Take care to protect yourself especially against daytime mosquitoes. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 14. 2. 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 595 people have died since then. There were more than 30,700 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: 17.02.2023

 

Cambodia

Dengue: With around 390 infections in the first 3 weeks of January, the number of cases has more than doubled compared to the same period last year. Last year, about 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 around 66,500 suspected cases recorded. 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. Pay attention to protection against mainly diurnal mosquito vectors. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 14. 2. 2023

 

Laos

Dengue: The disease occurs nationwide. During the first 3 weeks of January, around 175 infections were registered, compared to only 10 during the same period last year. Last year, more than 32,350 cases and 28 deaths were recorded. 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: 14. 2. 2023

 

Lebanon

Cholera: the first infection since 1993 was confirmed in early October, affecting a man who fled Syria. Since then, more than 6,450 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: 14. 2. 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 37,000 people have fallen ill since March last year and around 1,210 deaths have been recorded. This is the worst outbreak in Malawi to date. The regions around Lake Malawi are particularly affected. Observe hygiene and vaccination protection.

last update: 10.2.2023

 

Malaysia

Dengue: Since the beginning of the year, around 14,700 cases have been registered and 9 people have died. Compared to the same period last year, the number of infections has more than tripled, with around 66 100 infections and 39 deaths recorded last year. The number of cases has more than doubled compared to the same period last year. Approximately 2 thirds of all cases continue to originate from Selangor State. In 2021, around 25,835 people fell ill. 20 deaths have been reported. In 2020, around 89,290 infections were registered and 142 people died. 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: 17.2.2023

 

Mexico

Dengue: Around 3,000 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. Some 59 500 suspected cases were recorded last year. 53 people died. The Yucatán Peninsula was particularly affected. 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: 07.2.2023

 

Paraguay

Chikungunya: Around 41,000 suspected cases were reported in the first 5 weeks of the year. 15 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: 17.2.2023

 

Paraguay

Dengue: More than 13 800 suspected cases have been reported since the beginning of the year, roughly twice as many as in the whole of the previous year. In 2022, 7,430 cases were reported. In 2021, around 16,835 suspected cases were registered. 4 people died. Protection against mosquitoes, which are mainly active during the day. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 07.2.2023

 

Peru

Dengue: Approximately 13,660 cases and 15 deaths have been reported since the beginning of the year. This is roughly three times more than 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: 10.2.2023

 

Réunion

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: 07.2.2023

 

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 regions of Matam and Dakar are particularly affected. Pay attention to protection against mainly diurnal mosquito vectors. The vaccine is available from February 2023.

last update: 07.2.2023

 

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: 17.2.2023

 

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 11,710 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: 17.2.2023

 

South Africa

Measles: the number of cases has increased nationally in the last year. Some 560 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: 17.2.2023

 

South Africa – Centre

Measles: the number of cases has increased nationally in the last year. Some 560 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: 17.2.2023

 

South Africa – North East

Measles: the number of cases has increased nationally in the last year. Some 560 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: 17.2.2023

 

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: 17.2.2023

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