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Current outbreaks in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region (click for table)

Country Diseases Cases Deaths Case fatality rate (%) First reported
Sudan Dengue 197 3 1.5% October 2017
Yemen Diphtheria 1,100 66 6% August 2017
Afghanistan Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) 249 42 16.9% January 2017
Pakistan Chikungunya 8,482 0 0 January 2017
Pakistan Chicken Pox (Varicella) 14,963 21 0.1% January 2017
Yemen Cholera 1,062,423 2258 0.2% October 2016
Sudan Acute watery diarrhoea 36,494 820 2.2% September 2016
Saudi Arabia Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) 1,788 701 39.2% June 2012
Saudi Arabia Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) - hospital cluster 4 1 25% January 2018
Somalia Cholera 850 3 0.4% December 2017
Afghanistan Poliomyelitis (Polio) 3 0 0 January 2018

26 October 2017

26 October 2017 – The provincial health department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in Pakistan has reported an additional 12 430 suspected cases of dengue fever and 4 deaths since last week. So far, a cumulative total of 87 250 cases have been reported since 19 July 2017, including 18 892...

19 October 2017

19 October 2017 – The provincial health department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in Pakistan has reported a cumulative total of 74 820 cases of suspected dengue fever since the outbreak was first reported on 19 July 2017, including 15 828 laboratory-confirmed cases and 54 deaths. The district of Peshawar has reported...

25 April 2017

WHO investigates outbreak of chikungunya in Balochistan province, Pakistan

25 April 2017 – WHO, the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, and the Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (FELTP) of Pakistan conducted an intensive house-to-house investigation over the past few weeks to confirm an outbreak of chikungunya fever in Balochistan province in Pakistan where it has...

13 April 2017

13 April 2017 – The Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination of Pakistan has informed WHO of new figures for chikungunya cases reported in the country. Between 19 December 2016 and 30 March 2017, a total of 1018 suspected cases of chikungunya have been reported in various districts in...