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  • Epidemiological Update , Zika (‎11 August 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-08-11)‎
    To date, 45 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease in the Region of the Americas since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases. Since the last Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (‎PAHO/WHO)‎ Zika Epidemiological Update on 29 July 2016, the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, and the United States of America have confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus.
  • Epidemiological Update, Zika (‎6 October 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-10-06)‎
    To date, 47 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases.2Since the last Zika Epidemiological Update of 22 September 2016, no additional countries and/or territories have confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus in the Americas.
  • Epidemiological Update, Zika (‎7 July 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-07-07)‎
    To date, 40 countries and territories have confirmed local, vectorial transmission of Zika virus disease in the Region of the Americas since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported Zika cases by sexual transmission (‎Argentina, Canada, Chile, Peru, and the United States of America)‎. Since the last Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (‎PAHO/WHO)‎ Zika Epidemiological Update on 30 June 2016, no additional countries or territories confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus. In review ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Cholera (‎12 September 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-09-12)‎
    Between epidemiological week (‎EW)‎ 1 and EW 34 of 2016, a total of 27,839 cholera cases were reported in three countries of the Americas: the Dominican Republic (‎1,039)‎, Ecuador (‎1)‎, and Haiti (‎26,799)‎. Haiti alone accounts for 96% of all cholera cases reported in the Region of the Americas up to EW 33 of 2016.
  • Epidemiological Update, Zika (‎8 September 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-09-08)‎
    To date, 46 countries and territories have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease in the Region of the Americas since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases. Since the last Zika Epidemiological Update of 25 August 2016, the British Virgin Islands have confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus.
  • Epidemiological Update, Cholera (‎29 November 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-11-29)‎
    Between epidemiological week (‎EW)‎ 1 and EW 43 of 2016, a total of 35,755 cholera cases were reported in four countries of the Americas: the Dominican Republic (‎1,097)‎, Ecuador (‎1)‎, Haiti (‎34,656)‎, and Mexico (‎1)‎. Of the total cases, 97% were reported in Haiti.
  • Epidemiological Update, Zika (‎20 October 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-10-20)‎
    To date, 47 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases. Since the last Zika Epidemiological Update of 6 October 2016, no additional countries and/or territories have confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus in the Americas.
  • Epidemiological Update, Zika (‎17 November 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-11-17)‎
    To date, 48 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases. Since the last Zika Epidemiological Update of 3 November 2016, Montserrat has confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus in the Americas.
  • Epidemiological Update, Zika (‎3 November 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-11-03)‎
    To date, 47 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases. Since the last Zika Epidemiological Update of 20 October 2016, no additional countries and/or territories have confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus in the Americas.
  • Epidemiological Update, Zika (‎29 December 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-12-29)‎
    To date, 48 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases. Since the last Zika Epidemiological Update of 15 December 2016, no new country or territory has confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus in the Americas.
  • Epidemiological Alert Diphtheria (‎16 December 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-12-16)‎
    In 2015, five countries reported cases of diphtheria: Brazil (‎12 cases)‎, Canada (‎3 cases)‎, Guatemala (‎1 case)‎, Haiti (‎32 cases)‎, and the Dominican Republic (‎1 case)‎. Between epidemiological week (‎EW)‎ 1 to EW 47 of 2016, three countries in the Americas had reported cases of diphtheria: the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
  • Epidemiological Update, Zika (‎15 December 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-12-15)‎
    To date, 48 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases. Since the last Zika Epidemiological Update of 1 December 2016, no new country or territory has confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus in the Americas.
  • Epidemiological Update, Zika (‎12 January 2017)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2017-01-12)‎
    Since epidemiological week (‎EW)‎ 44 of 2016, no additional countries or territories of the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease. To date, 48 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases.
  • Epidemiologiical Update, Yellow Fever (‎14 September 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-09-11)‎
    In 2015, three countries in the Americas confirmed circulation of yellow fever virus: Bolivia reported epizootic and Brazil and Peru reported human cases. In 2016, as of epidemiological week (‎EW)‎ 34, three countries had reported jungle yellow fever: Brazil, Colombia, and Peru.
  • Epidemiological Update, Zika (‎22 September 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-09-22)‎
    To date, 47 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases. Since the last Zika Epidemiological Update of 8 September 2016, Saint Kitts and Nevis has confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus.
  • Epidemiological Update, Zika (‎25 August 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-08-25)‎
    To date, 45 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease in the Region of the Americas since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases. Since the last Zika Epidemiological Update of 11 August 2016, no additional countries or territories in the Americas have confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus.
  • Epidemiological Update, Yellow Fever (‎14 December 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-12-14)‎
    In 2016, up to epidemiological week (‎EW)‎ 47, three countries reported cases of jungle yellow fever: Brazil, Colombia, and Peru.
  • Epidemiological Update, Zika (‎1 December 2016)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2016-12-01)‎
    To date, 48 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases.Since the last Zika Epidemiological Update of 17 November 2016, no new country or territory has confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus in the Americas.
  • Epidemiological Alert Yellow Fever (‎9 January 2017)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2017-01-09)‎
    In 2016, Brazil, Colombia, and Peru reported confirmed cases of yellow fever. Brazil confirmed six human yellow fever cases in 20161 and the number of epizootics, especially in the state of São Paulo, increased considerably during 2016 in comparison to previous years. From the beginning of 2016 until 12 December 2016 the state of São Paulo reported 163 epizootics in non-human primates (‎NHP)‎ with a total of 227 affected animals. To date, a total of 16 epizootics (‎corresponding to 24 NHPs)‎ were confirmed and 35 were discarded. The remaining epizootics ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Yellow Fever (‎18 January 2017)‎ 

    Pan American Health Organization (‎2017-01-18)‎
    Durante el 2016, Brasil, Colombia y Perú notificaron casos confirmados de fiebre amarilla. En 2017, Brasil notificó la ocurrencia de un brote en el estado de Minas Gerais y de epizootias en el estado vecino de Espíritu Santo.

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