Global Alert and Response (GAR)

2004

  • 30 December 2004
    Avian influenza – situation in Viet Nam
  • 15 December 2004
    Typhoid fever in Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • 3 December 2004
    Cholera in Nigeria
  • 24 November 2004
    Yellow fever in Burkina Faso
  • 12 November 2004
    Cholera in Senegal - update
  • 2 November 2004
    Cholera in Senegal
  • 29 October 2004
    Avian influenza – situation in Asia: altered role of domestic ducks
  • 25 October 2004
    Avian influenza – situation in Thailand; additional fatal case confirmed
  • 4 October 2004
    Avian influenza – situation in Thailand; status of pandemic vaccine development
  • 28 September 2004
    Avian influenza – situation in Thailand
  • 28 September 2004
    Hepatitis E in Sudan - update 3
  • 27 September 2004
    Hepatitis E in Chad - update 4
  • 27 September 2004
    Cholera in Chad - update
  • 15 September 2004
    Hepatitis E in Chad - update 3
  • 14 September 2004
    Yellow fever in Venezuela
  • 9 September 2004
    Avian influenza – situation in Thailand
  • 8 September 2004
    Hepatitis E in Sudan - update 2
  • 7 September 2004
    Avian influenza – update: situation in Viet Nam
  • 6 September 2004
    Hepatitis E in Chad - update 2
  • 1 September 2004
    Rabies in France
  • 1 September 2004
    Cholera in Chad
  • 31 August 2004
    Hepatitis E in Chad - update
  • 30 August 2004
    Hepatitis E in Sudan - update
  • 25 August 2004
    Avian influenza - update: Implications of H5N1 infections in pigs in China
  • 20 August 2004
    Avian influenza: H5N1 detected in pigs in China
  • 19 August 2004
    Hepatitis E in Chad
  • 18 August 2004
    Avian influenza – situation in Viet Nam
  • 13 August 2004
    Human cases of avian influenza: situation in Viet Nam
  • 12 August 2004
    Three fatal human cases of avian influenza confirmed in Viet Nam
  • 10 August 2004
    Hepatitis E in Sudan
  • 7 August 2004
    WHO announces end of Ebola outbreak in southern Sudan
  • 30 July 2004
    Avian Influenza - Assessment of the current situation
  • 16 July 2004
    Avian Influenza - Necessary precautions to prevent human infection of H5N1, need for virus sharing
  • 14 July 2004
    Shigellosis in Sudan
  • 8 July 2004
    Avian influenza - Current evaluation of risks to humans from H5N1 following recent reports
  • 6 July 2004
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in south Sudan - update 8
  • 22 June 2004
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in south Sudan - update 7
  • 17 June 2004
    Leptospirosis in Kenya
  • 17 June 2004
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in south Sudan - update 6
  • 15 June 2004
    Cholera in Cameroon
  • 11 June 2004
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in south Sudan - update 5
  • 7 June 2004
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in south Sudan - update 4
  • 2 June 2004
    Salmonella Enteritidis in the United States of America
  • 2 June 2004
    Cholera in Niger
  • 1 June 2004
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in south Sudan - update 3
  • 1 June 2004
    Yellow fever in Burkina Faso - update
  • 26 May 2004
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in south Sudan - update 2
  • 24 May 2004
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in south Sudan - update
  • 18 May 2004
    China’s latest SARS outbreak has been contained, but biosafety concerns remain – Update 7
  • 18 May 2004
    Suspected cases of acute haemorrhagic fever syndrome in south Sudan
  • 11 May 2004
    Dengue fever in Indonesia - update 4
  • 11 May 2004
    Yellow fever in Burkina Faso
  • 5 May 2004
    SARS in China: investigation continues – Update 6
  • 30 April 2004
    China confirms SARS infection in another previously reported case; summary of cases to date – Update 5
  • 29 April 2004
    China confirms SARS infection in two previously reported cases – update 4
  • 28 April 2004
    China reports additional SARS case - update 3
  • 26 April 2004
    Additional patients in China under investigation for SARS; WHO team travels to Beijing - update 2
  • 23 April 2004
    China reports additional SARS cases - update
  • 22 April 2004
    SARS: one suspected case reported in China
  • 20 April 2004
    Lassa fever in Sierra Leone
  • 20 April 2004
    Nipah virus in Bangladesh
  • 8 April 2004
    Meningococcal disease in Central African Republic
  • 8 April 2004
    Dengue fever in Indonesia - update 3
  • 8 April 2004
    Meningococcal disease in Chad
  • 5 April 2004
    Avian influenza A(H7) human infections in Canada
  • 29 March 2004
    Dengue fever in Indonesia - update 2
  • 26 March 2004
    Meningococcal disease in Burkina Faso
  • 26 March 2004
    Meningococcal disease in Nigeria
  • 23 March 2004
    Cholera in Mozambique
  • 22 March 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1)- update 34: Situation (human) in Viet Nam
  • 22 March 2004
    Human influenza activity remained low in most countries
  • 17 March 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1)- update 33: Situation (human) in Thailand
  • 11 March 2004
    Yellow fever in Liberia - update 2
  • 9 March 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1)- update 32: Situation (human) in Thailand
  • 5 March 2004
    Dengue fever in Indonesia - update
  • 4 March 2004
    Yellow fever in Liberia - update
  • 2 March 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1)- update 31: Situation (poultry) in Asia: need for a long-term response, comparison with previous outbreaks
  • 27 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 30: Situation (human) in Thailand
  • 26 February 2004
    Dengue fever in Indonesia
  • 26 February 2004
    Nipah-like virus in Bangladesh - update
  • 25 February 2004
    Yellow fever in Liberia
  • 23 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 29: Situation (human) in Viet Nam
  • 20 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 28: Reports of infection in domestic cats (Thailand), Situation (human) in Thailand, Situation (poultry) in Japan and China
  • 19 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 27: Situation (human) in Viet Nam
  • 18 February 2004
    Recent outbreaks of cholera in Africa
  • 18 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 26:Situation (human) in Thailand and Viet Nam, Situation (poultry) in Asia
  • 17 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 25: Situation (human) in Viet Nam
  • 16 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 24: Situation (human) in Viet Nam
  • 13 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 23: Situation (human) in Thailand
  • 12 February 2004
    Nipah-like virus in Bangladesh
  • 12 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 22: First data on patients from Viet Nam, Clinical data from Hong Kong 1997, Susceptibility of H5N1 viruses to antiviral drugs
  • 11 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 21:Global surveillance guidelines, Investigation of possible human-to-human transmission: data on second sister in family cluster in Viet Nam
  • 9 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 20: Overview of the global situation: public health concerns,
    Situation (human) in Viet Nam
  • 6 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 19: Investigation of possible human-to-human transmission in Viet Nam: new data are reassuring
  • 5 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 18: FAO/OIE/WHO Technical Consultation on the Control of Avian Influenza,
    Situation (human) in Thailand and Viet Nam
  • 4 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 17: Situation (human) in Thailand and (poultry) in China, Indonesia and Worldwide
  • 3 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 16: Situation in Viet Nam
  • 2 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 15: Additional confirmed human case in Thailand; China announces suspected spread of infection in poultry; investigation of possible human-to-human transmission
  • 1 February 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 14: Two additional human cases of H5N1 infection laboratory confirmed in Viet Nam,
    Investigation of a family cluster
  • 31 January 2004
    New case of laboratory-confirmed SARS in Guangdong, China - update 5
  • 30 January 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 13: China confirms spread of infection in poultry, Development of an H5N1 vaccine for humans: need for samples and viruses, Protection of workers involved in culling operations
  • 29 January 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) in humans - update 12: Prevention of further cases of H5N1 disease in humans,Investigation of the origins of the current outbreaks in poultry
  • 28 January 2004
    Cholera in Chad, Mozambique and Zambia
  • 28 January 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) in humans - update 11: Note to national authorities, Situation in Viet Nam, Rapid - and safe - culling of infected poultry: the first line of defence for protecting international public health
  • 27 January 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) in China - update 10
  • 27 January 2004
    Update 4: Review of probable and laboratory-confirmed SARS cases in southern China
  • 27 January 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) in humans - update 9: Situation in Thailand, Overview of the current situation
  • 26 January 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1)- update 8: Situation in Thailand, Advice to international travellers
  • 24 January 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1)- update 7: Two further cases confirmed in Viet Nam, Overview of the current situation, Implications for food safety
  • 23 January 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) in humans in Thailand - update 6
  • 22 January 2004
    Avian influenza H5N1 infection in humans: urgent need to eliminate the animal reservoir - update 5
  • 21 January 2004
    Human influenza A/H3N2 activity increases in many countries in central and eastern Europe - update 8
  • 20 January 2004
    Development of a vaccine effective against avian influenza H5N1 infection in humans - update 4
  • 19 January 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) in humans in Viet Nam - update 3
  • 16 January 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) in humans in Viet Nam and in poultry in Asian countries - update 2
  • 14 January 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) in humans in Viet Nam and poultry in Asia - update
  • 13 January 2004
    Human influenza A(H3N2) activity remains widespread in many countries - update 7
  • 13 January 2004
    Avian influenza A(H5N1) in humans and poultry in Viet Nam
  • 8 January 2004
    Update 3: Announcement of suspected SARS case in southern China; Investigation of source of infection for confirmed case begins tomorrow
  • 7 January 2004
    Human influenza activity still increasing in many countries and moving eastwards - update 6
  • 6 January 2004
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - update 6
  • 5 January 2004
    Laboratory confirmation of a SARS case in southern China - update 2