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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Lassa Fever in Nigeria

Please note that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted on WHO website for the following public health event:
- Lassa fever in Nigeria - http://www.who.int/csr/don/28-june-2017-lassa-fever-nigeria/en/ 

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 – Democratic Republic of the Congo

Please note that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted on WHO website for the following public health event:
- Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 – Democratic Republic of the Congo - http://www.who.int/csr/don/13-June-2017-polio-drc/en/

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2, Syrian Arab Republic

Please note that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted on WHO website for the following public health event:
- Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2: http://www.who.int/csr/don/13-June-2017-polio-syrian-arab-republic/en/ 

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Travel advice on MERS-CoV for pilgrimages

Please note an update on the "Travel advice on MERS-CoV for pilgrimages" has been posted on the ITH website at: http://www.who.int/ith/en/
To access the travel advice:  http://www.who.int/ith/updates/20170601/en/

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar

Please note that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted on WHO website for the following public health event:
- Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar
http://www.who.int/csr/don/06-june-2017-mers-saudi-arabia-united-arab-emirates-qatar/en/

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in China

Pease note that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted on the WHO website for the following public health event:
- Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in China: http://www.who.int/csr/don/23-may-2017-ah7n9-china/en/

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Seventieth World Health Assembly opens

22 May 2017 – The seventieth session of WHO’s decision-making body, the World Health Assembly, takes place on 22–31 May in Geneva, Switzerland. Attended by delegations from all Member States, the Health Assembly determines organizational policies and approves the proposed programme budget. This year Member States will elect a new Director-General on 23 May.

More information, including link for those interested in watch the sessions live at WHO HOME PAGE: http://www.who.int/en/

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Weekly Epidemiological Record 19 May 2017

Weekly Epidemiological Record 19 May 2017 is available at: http://www.who.int/wer/2017/wer9220/en/
In this issue:
-  Dracunculiasis eradication: global surveillance summary, 2016
-  Fact sheet on Ebola virus disease (updated May 2017)
Full text at: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/255503/1/WER9220.pdf

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Relevé épidémiologique hebdomadaire (REH) du 19 mai 2017

Relevé épidémiologique hebdomadaire (REH) du 19 mai 2017 est disponible sur: http://www.who.int/wer/2017/wer9220/fr/
Dans ce numéro:
- Éradication de la dracunculose: bilan de la surveillance mondiale, 2016
- Aide-mémoire sur la maladie à virus Ebola (mis à jour en mai 2017)
Texte intégral: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/255503/1/WER9220.pdf

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