Global Health Risks - Updated WEEK 19, 2019

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Dengue fever

Outbreak continues to rapidly expand. A sharp increase in dengue fever activity has been reported, with fatalities reported. The disease is spread by mosquitoes, and is present in both rural and urban areas. Dengue can cause a range of symptoms and has no particular treatment. Some people, especially those who have been infected before, get a more severe form that can lead to fatal complications. Although a vaccine is available in several locations, it is only recommended for people who have been infected with dengue in the past and are living or travelling in areas with high levels of dengue transmission. Prevent infection by avoiding mosquito bites.

Outbreak of Ebola virus in North Kivu and Ituri provinces

Increased cases, ongoing security incidents. An outbreak of Ebola continues to grow in the provinces of North Kivu and Ituri. Key respo…

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