Current incidence of the disease overview and mandatory vaccination by country 22.11.2022

25. 11. 2022

Germany

Flu: The flu wave started in the last week of October. There are regional differences in the number of reported cases. In Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia in particular, many cases have been registered. Since the beginning of October, the Robert Koch Institute has recorded around 11 740 cases confirmed by laboratory diagnostics. Observe vaccine protection and personal hygiene.

last update: 22.11.2022

 

Germany

West Nile fever: the first human infection this year was reported in mid-August. By mid-November, a total of 10 infections had been confirmed. Berlin, Leipzig and the districts of Harz, Saalekreis, Vogtlandkreis and Salzlandkreis 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: 22.11.2022

 

El Salvador

Dengue: The number of cases has increased significantly compared to the corresponding periods of the previous two years. Since the beginning of the year, around 15 420 suspected cases have already been recorded. 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: 31.10.2022

 

France

Dengue: About 65 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. At the beginning of October, 2 infections were confirmed for the first time on the island of Corsica. 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: 08.11.2022

 

France

West Nile fever: 4 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: 31.10.2022

 

Greece

West Nile fever: 283 infections and 31 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: 22.11.2022

 

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, cholera infection was again confirmed in early October. Around 190 people have died since then. There were about 8150 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: 22.11.2022

 

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 approximately 585 and 37 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: 08.11.2022

 

Japan

Japanese encephalitis: Since September, 3 people have fallen ill in Kumamoto Prefecture (Kyushu Island, S). An elderly woman has died, the first death since 2006. Five infections have been confirmed nationwide this year. Pay attention to mosquito repellent and consider vaccination if necessary.

last update: 28.10.2022

 

Cape Verde

Intestinal infections: nationwide risk of diarrhoeal diseases. As of November 2021, approximately 85 cases of shigellosis have been registered in travellers returning to various European countries. Carefully observe food and drinking water hygiene.

last update: 15.11.2022

 

Lebanon

Cholera: According to press reports, the first infection since 1993 was confirmed in early October in a man who fled Syria. Since then, about 4060 infections have been reported and 20 people have died. The north of the country is particularly affected. Maintain food and drinking water hygiene, consider vaccination if necessary.

last update: 22.11.2022

 

Madagascar

Plague: 134 infections and 32 deaths have been registered since August. In Madagascar, the disease occurs regularly, especially in high mountain areas, and is more common in the rainy season. Most patients usually develop the so-called bubonic plague. According to the WHO, it is the country with the highest number of cases in the world. The risk to passengers is low. Observe flea protection and avoid contact with infected people.

last update: 26.10.2022

 

Nepal

Dengue: Since the beginning of this year, some 46,770 people have fallen ill and 54 have died. Last year, 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: 11. 11. 2022

 

Pakistan

Malaria: By the end of August this year, more than 3.4 million suspected cases had been reported nationwide, up from 2.6 million in 2021. More than 170 000 infections have been confirmed. After the first floods in June, a rapid increase in malaria cases was observed. The provinces of Sindh and Baluchistan have been particularly hard hit, accounting for 78% of all nationally confirmed infections this year. An additional 210,715 cases were reported in September. A very good mosquito repellent should always be observed and it is usually advisable to take emergency medication with you. Chemoprophylaxis is strongly recommended in areas affected by flooding.

last update: 18.10.2022

 

Panama

Malaria: Approximately 4,700 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: 08.11.2022

 

Philippines

Intestinal infections: nationwide risk of diarrhoeal diseases. Sporadic outbreaks of cholera can be expected. This year, the number of cases has roughly tripled compared to last year, with around 4100 cases and 37 deaths reported. Typhoid fever occurs in the form of individual or group diseases. This year, the number of cases has more than doubled compared to last year. The Cordillera Administrative Region, Northern Mindanao and Central Visayas are particularly affected. Maintain hygiene, consider vaccination against typhoid and cholera if necessary.

last update: 08.11.2022

 

Sao Tome and Principe

Dengue: Authorities reported the outbreak in mid-May, with more than 1,010 infections and 3 deaths reported 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: 28.10.2022

 

Spain

West Nile fever: 5 cases have been reported since September. The regions affected are Tarragona, Cadiz and Cordoba. The infection is sporadic in Spain. The virus is transmitted by mosquitoes. Use mosquito repellent.

last update: 31.10.2022

 

Sudan

Dengue: Since the beginning of October, more than 250 infections have been confirmed and 2 people have died. The affected states are North Kurdofan, North and South Darfur. Heavy rainfall with flooding occurred during the last rainy season. Pay attention to protection against mainly diurnal mosquito vectors.

last update: 08.11.2022

 

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

 

Vietnam

Dengue: More than 281,200 cases and 110 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: 08.11.2022

 

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