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20 Jan 2020 description

Disease outbreaks in Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR), January to December 2019

In 2019 alone, eight countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) experienced major outbreaks of high threat pathogens. Some of these outbreaks started during previous year (s) and can not be contained while others emerged exclusively during 2019.

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26 Oct 2019 description

Current major event

Dengue fever Sudan

The Federal Ministry of Health, Republic of Sudan has recently declared an outbreak of dengue fever in Kassala State that started from August 8, 2019. Between August 8 and October 13, 2019, a total 142 cases of suspected dengue fever with one associated death was reported from two states; Kassala and North Darfur. The outbreak has been laboratoryconfirmed with 31 samples out of 77 collected testing positive for dengue.

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