Current incidence of the disease overview and mandatory vaccination by country 31.10.2022

3. 11. 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. A total of 9 infections were confirmed by mid-October. 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: 18.10.2022

 

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 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: 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 30 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: 31.10.2022

 

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, cholera infection was again confirmed in early October. Since then, at least 36 people have died in the Port-au-Prince area. There were more than 830 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: 21.10.2022

 

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 approximately 575 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. Note the mosquito repellent.

last update: 25.10.2022

 

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

 

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

 

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, about 41,750 people have fallen ill and 49 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: 21.10.2022

 

Nepal

Tsutsugamushi fever: 280 people have been infected in Chitwan district since mid-July. There is also the Royal Chitwan National Park, which was developed for tourism. This year, 1924 cases have already been reported nationwide. Last year, 1,249 infections were registered. It is transmitted to humans by the bite of a mite. They usually perch on bushes, which means the risk is high during outdoor activities. Wear long-sleeved clothing for outdoor activities and avoid sitting on the ground.

last update: 21.10.2022

 

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

 

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

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 the previous year, with around 3900 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: 25.10.2022

 

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, about 40 infections have been confirmed in North Kurdufan, North and South Darfur states. Heavy rainfall with flooding occurred during the last rainy season. Pay attention to protection against mainly diurnal mosquito vectors.

last update: 31.10.2022

 

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

 

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

 

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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