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Investigating viral diseases requires a holistic approach to the epidemiologic triad: the agent, the host, and the environment. Wastewater-based epidemiology...  Read More
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Friday, 27 January 2023


The COVID-19 Achievement Report chronicles the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) response to the COVID-19 pandemic from 2020 to...  Read More
Wednesday, 18 January 2023


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Tuesday, 17 January 2023


Latest Data

38,276,946
Global Update – Covid-19

Globally, 38,276,946 cases of COVID-19 were reported from December 2020 to January 29, 2021. All regions reported a decline in new cases except the Western Pacific Region. This downward trend is largely attributed to relative reductions in case incidence in several countries that contributed the highest numbers in recent months. During the same period, around 722,643 deaths have been reported. Europe, South-East Asia and Western Pacific regions showed a decrease in new deaths compared to last week.
2566
MERS-CoV Lab-Confirmed Cases

Report as of 26 February 2021 (Source: Global Alert and Response WHO)
3297
Ebola Outbreak Confirmed Cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Since the start of the epidemic, the cumulative number of cases is 3416, of which 3297 are confirmed and 119 probable. In total, there were 2240 deaths (2121 confirmed and 119 probable) and 1142 healed.
862
H5N1 Reported Confirmed Case Worldwide Since 2003

H5N1 Reported Confirmed Case Worldwide Since 2003