Monthly Archives: May 2020

Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

From 20 to 26 May 2020, no new cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) have been reported from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Figure 1). …read more

FluNet Summary

National Influenza Centres (NICs) and other national influenza laboratories from 62 countries, areas or territories reported data to FluNet for the time period from 27 April 2020 to 10 May 2020a(data as of 2020-05-22 04:54:52 UTC). The WHO GISRS laboratories tested more than 176 833 specimens during that time period. A total of 149 […]

Dracunculiasis (Guinea worm disease) – Ethiopia

Between 2 and 8 April 2020, six suspected human cases of dracunculiasis in Duli village, Gog district, Gambella region, Ethiopia, were reported to WHO. …read more

Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

From 13 to 19 May 2020, no new cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) have been reported from North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. …read more

Sex differences in autoimmune disorders and schizophrenia

A new study suggests that an immune-related protein found in higher levels in men helps protect against certain autoimmune diseases but increases the risk of schizophrenia. …read more