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  • Human infection with avian influenza A (H5N8) – the Russian Federation February 26, 2021
    On 18 February 2021, the National IHR Focal Point for the Russian Federation notified WHO of detection of avian influenza A(H5N8) in seven human clinical specimens. These are the first reported detection of avian influenza A(H5N8) in humans. Positive clinical specimens were collected from poultry farm workers who participated in a response operation to contain […]
  • Ebola virus disease – Guinea February 17, 2021
    On 14 February 2021, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of Guinea informed WHO of a cluster of Ebola Virus
  • Rift Valley fever – Kenya February 12, 2021
    Rift Valley fever (RVF) has been reported in Kenya in humans in Isiolo and Mandera counties and in
  • Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo February 10, 2021
    On 7 February 2021, the Minister of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) after the laboratory confirmation of one case in North Kivu Province. The case was an adult female living in Biena Health Zone. To date the source of infection is still under investigation. […]

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