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  • Nigeria: Epidemiology Reports to week 48 2011

    Crof@H5N1

    Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
    Issue: Volume 1 No. 17 8th July, 2011
    Summary

    Between weeks 1 26 2011, a total of 10,510 cases of Cholera with 277 deaths, CFR 2.64% while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 780 cases and 45 deaths with CFR of 5.7% have also been reported. A total of 24,986 of suspected measles cases and 180 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of this year.
    So far in 2011, a total of 531 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 50 laboratory confirmed cases and 26 deaths with CFR of 4.9% have been reported. Nigeria has recorded 16 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 6 States in 2011 with 10 vaccine derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 6 States while no case of Guinea worm disease has been recorded in 2011.


    ...

    Cholera: In the reporting week 26 (27th June 3rd July 2011),
    464 cases, 21 deaths with CFR 4.53% were reported
    from 15 LGAs in 9 States (Table 1)

    ...

    Measles: In the reporting week 26, 276 suspected
    cases of measles with 0 death were
    recorded from 21 States.

    ...

    In the reporting wk 26, 19 suspected cases
    of Lassa fever were reported from Edo
    State, with 2 deaths.

    ...

    Update on National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance (NISS), Nigeria, Week 1 - 24, 2011.
    7.1. From wk 1 25, a total of 1148 cases were recruited of which 907 were Influenza like illness (ILI), 233 Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) and 8 non-ILI non-SARI cases.
    As at week 24, 70 samples (7.0%) tested positive, out of which 29 (41.4%) were influenza A and 41 (58.6%) influenza B. The subtypes A (2009) H1N1 and seasonal H3 account for 19 (65.5%)
    and 4(13.8%) of the total influenza A positive samples respectively.
    The percentage influenza positive was highest (38.2%) in week 9
    7.2. In the reporting week 25, 74 cases were recruited. Laboratory results are pending.

    ...

    Full Report at; http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...port_Wk_28.pdf
    Twitter: @RonanKelly13
    The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

  • #2
    Re: Nigeria, 1st half of 2011; Cholera, meningitis, measles, Lassa Fever

    Federal Ministry of Health – Nigeria
    Issue: Volume 1 No. 19 22nd July, 2011

    Summary
    Between weeks 1 – 28 2011, a total of 11,621 cases of Cholera with 293 deaths,
    CFR 2.5% while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 814 cases and 45
    deaths with CFR of 5.5% have also been reported. A total of 25,482 of suspected
    measles cases and 180 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of this year.
    So far in 2011, a total of 584 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 53 laboratory confirmed
    cases and 28 deaths with CFR of 4.79% have been reported. Nigeria has
    recorded 20 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 6 States in 2011 with 11 vaccine
    derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 6 States while no case of Guinea worm disease has
    been recorded in 2011.

    ...
    Cholera:
    In the reporting week 28 (11th – 17th July 2011), 356
    cases, 7 deaths with CFR 1.97% were reported from
    18 LGAs in 8 States (Table 1)

    ...

    In the reporting week 28, 165 suspected
    cases of measles with 0 death were
    recorded from 19 States

    ...

    In the reporting wk 28, 34 suspected cases
    of Lassa fever were reported from Edo
    State, with 2 Laboratory confirmed and 1
    death.

    ...

    Update on National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance (NISS), Nigeria, Week 1 - 27, 2011.
    7.1.From wk 1 – 27, a total of 1265 cases were recruited of which 992 were Influenza like illness (ILI), 265
    Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) and 8 non‐ILI non‐SARI cases.
    As at week 24, 70 samples (7.0%) tested positive, out of which 29 (41.4%) were influenza A and 41
    (58.6%) influenza B. The subtypes A (2009) H1N1 and seasonal H3 account for 19 (65.5%) and 4(13.8%)
    of the total influenza A positive samples respectively.
    The percentage influenza positive was highest (38.2%) in week 9
    7.2. In the reporting week 27, 37 cases were recruited. Laboratory results are pending.

    ...

    Full Report at; http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...eport_0407.pdf
    Twitter: @RonanKelly13
    The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

    Comment


    • #3
      Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology Reports to July 22

      Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
      Issue: Volume 1 No. 20 29th July, 2011

      Summary
      Between weeks 1 29 2011, a total of 12,294 cases of Cholera with 299 deaths,
      CFR 2.4% while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 834 cases and 49
      deaths with CFR of 5.9% have also been reported. A total of 25,643 of suspected
      measles cases and 182 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of this year.
      So far in 2011, a total of 616 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 53 laboratory confirmed
      cases and 29 deaths with CFR of 4.71% have been reported. Nigeria has
      recorded 23 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 6 States in 2011 with 12 vaccine
      derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 6 States while no case of Guinea worm disease has
      been recorded in 2011.

      ...
      Cholera
      In the reporting week 29 (18th 24th July 2011), 370
      cases, 6 deaths with CFR 1.62% were reported from
      18 LGAs in 7 States (Table 1)

      ...
      Cerebrospinal meningitis
      In the reporting week 29 2011, 12 cases were
      reported from 6 LGAs (4 States) with 2 deaths (Table 2).

      ...
      Measles
      In the reporting week 29, 130 suspected
      cases of measles with 2 deaths were
      recorded from 7 States

      ...
      Lassa fever
      In the reporting wk 29, 32 suspected cases
      of Lassa fever were reported from Edo
      State, with 1 death.

      ...

      Update on National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance (NISS), Nigeria, Week 1 - 28, 2011.
      9.1. From wk 1 28, a total of 1298 cases were recruited of which 1019 were Influenza like illness (ILI), 271 Severe
      Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) and 8 non-ILI non-SARI cases.
      9.2. As at week 26, 70 samples (7.0%) tested positive, out of which 29 (41.4%) were influenza A and 41 (58.6%)
      influenza B. The subtypes A (2009) H1N1 and seasonal H3 account for 19 (65.5%) and 4(13.8%) of the total
      influenza A positive samples respectively. The percentage influenza positive was highest (38.2%) in week 9
      9.3. In the reporting week 28, 33 cases were recruited, but the latest laboratory results (week 26) shows that all
      60 samples processed were negative for influenza

      ...
      full report at;
      http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...emReport29.pdf
      Twitter: @RonanKelly13
      The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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      • #4
        Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology Reports to July 29

        Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
        Issue: Volume 1 No. 21 5th August, 2011

        Summary
        Between weeks 1 30 2011, a total of 12,840 cases of Cholera with 318 deaths,
        CFR 2.5% while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 862 cases and 50
        deaths with CFR of 5.8% have also been reported. A total of 25,912 of suspected
        measles cases and 183 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of this year.
        So far in 2011, a total of 641 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 53 laboratoryconfirmed
        cases and 29 deaths with CFR of 4.52% have been reported. Nigeria has
        recorded 24 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 7 States in 2011 with 12 vaccine
        derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 6 States while no case of Guinea worm disease has
        been recorded in 2011.

        ...

        Cholera
        In the reporting week 30 (25th 31st July 2011), 392
        cases, 14 deaths with CFR 3.6% were reported from
        19 LGAs in 8 States (Table 1)

        ...

        Cerebrospinal meningitis
        In the reporting week 30 2011, 17 cases were
        reported from 9 LGAs (7 States) with 1 death (Table 2).

        ...

        Measles
        In the reporting week 30, 208 suspected
        cases of measles with 1 death were
        recorded from 17 States

        ...

        Lassa Fever
        In the reporting wk 30, 25 suspected cases
        of Lassa fever were reported from Edo
        State, with 0 death.

        ...

        Update on National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance (NISS), Nigeria, Week 1 - 29, 2011.
        7.1. From wk 1 29, a total of 1421 cases were recruited of which 1113 were Influenza like illness (ILI),
        300 Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) and 8 non‐ILI non‐SARI cases.
        7.2. As at week 27, 75 samples (5.3%) tested positive, out of which 33 (44.0%) were influenza A and 42
        (56.0%) influenza B. The subtypes A (2009) H1N1 and seasonal H3 account for 21 (63.6%) and
        5(15.2%) of the total influenza A positive samples respectively. The percentage influenza positive
        was highest (38.2%) in week 9
        7.3 In the reporting week 29, 53 cases were recruited, but the latest laboratory results (week 27)
        shows that out of 32 samples processed, 1(3.1%) tested positive for influenza A.

        ...

        Full Report at; http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...h_Aug_2011.pdf
        Twitter: @RonanKelly13
        The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

        Comment


        • #5
          Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology Reports to August 5th

          Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
          Issue: Volume 1 No. 22 12th August, 2011

          Summary
          Between weeks 1 31 2011, a total of 13,364 cases of Cholera with 342 deaths,
          CFR 2.56% while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 869 cases and 50
          deaths with CFR of 5.8% have also been reported. A total of 26,100 of suspected
          measles cases and 183 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of this year.
          So far in 2011, a total of 665 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 54 laboratory confirmed
          cases and 31 deaths with CFR of 4.66% have been reported. Nigeria has
          recorded 24 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 6 States in 2011 with 14 vaccine
          derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 6 States while no case of Guinea worm disease has
          been recorded in 2011.

          ...

          Cholera
          In the reporting week 31 (1st 7th August 2011), 320 cases,
          0 death were reported from 22 LGAs in 7States (Table 1).

          ...

          Cerebrospinal meningitis
          In the reporting week 31 2011, 7 cases were
          reported from 5 LGAs (3 States) with 0 death (Table 2).

          ...

          Measles
          In the reporting week 31, 151
          suspected cases of measles with 0
          death were recorded from 12 States

          ...

          Lassa Fever
          In the reporting wk 31, 24 suspected
          cases of Lassa fever were reported
          from Edo State with 1 laboratory
          confirmed and 2 deaths.

          http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories..._A_Week_31.pdf

          Mumps
          On the 11th August 2011, the Borno State Epidemiologist reported an outbreak of suspected cases of
          Mumps in Biu LGA. 13 deaths had been recorded since the 13th April 2011 but could not be verified. As
          at 10th August 2011, 16 suspected cases were currently on admission at the General Hospital, Biu
          receiving treatment and are said to be responding to treatment.

          ...

          Update on National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance (NISS), Nigeria, Week 1 - 30, 2011.
          8.1. From wk 1 30, a total of 1510 cases were recruited of which 1176 were Influenza like illness (ILI),
          326 Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) and 8 non-ILI non-SARI cases.
          8.2. As at week 28, 79 samples (5.9%) tested positive, out of which 33 (41.8%) were influenza A and 46
          (58.2%) influenza B. The subtypes A (2009) H1N1 and seasonal H3 account for 21 (63.6%) and 5(15.2%)
          of the total influenza A positive samples respectively. The percentage influenza positive was highest
          (38.2%) in week 9.
          8.3. In the reporting week 30, 75 cases were recruited, but the latest laboratory results (week 28)
          shows that out of 43 samples processed, 2(4.7%) tested positive for influenza B.

          ...

          http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories..._B_Week_31.pdf
          Twitter: @RonanKelly13
          The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

          Comment


          • #6
            Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology Reports to August 12th

            Weekly Updates on Epidemics in Nigeria: as at 19th Aug 2011
            Tuesday, 23 August 2011 08:25 .Federal Ministry of Health Weekly Epidemiology Report indicates that between weeks 1 32 2011, a total of 13,551 cases of Cholera with 353 deaths, CFR 2.6% while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 886 cases and 53 deaths with CFR of 5.98%have also been reported.

            A total of 26,200 of suspected measles cases and 183 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of this year.

            So far in 2011, a total of 687 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 56 laboratory- confirmed cases and 33 deaths with CFR of 4.8% have been reported. Nigeria has recorded 25 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 6 States in 2011 with 14 vaccine derived polio virus (cVDPV2)in 6 States while no case of Guinea worm disease has been recorded in 2011.

            http://www.fmh.gov.ng/index.php/comp...-19th-aug-2011

            link to full report is unavailable at present.
            Twitter: @RonanKelly13
            The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

            Comment


            • #7
              Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology Reports to August 19th

              Not sure what's going on right now. The archive page has vanished, the links to some weekly reports have been inactivated, no report issued on Aug 31st.
              Twitter: @RonanKelly13
              The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

              Comment


              • #8
                Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology Reports to August 19th

                Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
                (NCDC)
                Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
                Issue: Volume 1 No. 24 2nd September, 2011

                Summary
                Between weeks 1 34 2011, a total of 15,100 cases of Cholera with 435 deaths,
                CFR 2.7% while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 911 cases and 53
                deaths with CFR of 5.8% have also been reported. A total of 26,402 of suspected
                measles cases and 183 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of this year.
                So far in 2011, a total of 719 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 56 laboratoryconfirmed
                cases and 33 deaths with CFR of 4.59% have been reported. Nigeria has
                recorded 25 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 6 States in 2011 with 14 vaccine
                derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 6 States while no case of Guinea worm disease has
                been recorded in 2011.

                ...
                Cholera
                1.2. In the reporting week 34 (22nd 28th August 2011), 741
                cases, 46 deaths were reported from 25 LGAs in 7 States
                (Table 1)

                ...
                Cerebrospinal meningitis
                In the reporting week 34 2011, 6 cases were
                reported from 4 LGAs (3 States) with 0 death (Table 2).

                ...
                Measles
                In the reporting week 34, 74 suspected
                cases of measles with 0 death were
                recorded from 6 States.

                ...
                Lassa Fever
                In the reporting wk 34, no suspected case of
                Lassa fever was reported.

                ...
                7.0. Update on National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance (NISS), Nigeria, Week 1 - 32, 2011.
                7.1. From wk 1 32, a total of 1714 cases were recruited of which 1351 were Influenza like illness
                (ILI), 355 Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) and 8 non-ILI non-SARI cases.
                7.2. As at week 29, 80 samples (4.6%) tested positive, out of which 33 (41.8%) were influenza A and
                47 (58.8%) influenza B. The subtypes A (2009) H1N1 and seasonal H3 account for 21 (63.6%)
                and 5(15.2%) of the total influenza A positive samples respectively. The percentage influenza
                positive was highest (38.2%) in week 9
                7.3. In the reporting week 32, 65 cases were recruited, but the latest laboratory results (week 29)
                shows that out of 58 samples processed, 1(1.7%) tested positive for influenza B.
                ...

                http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...d_Sep_2011.pdf
                Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

                Comment


                • #9
                  Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology Reports to September 2nd

                  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
                  (NCDC)
                  Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
                  Issue: Volume 1 No. 25 9th September, 2011

                  Summary
                  Between weeks 1 35 2011, a total of 16,694 cases of Cholera with 491 deaths,
                  CFR 2.94% while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 933 cases and 53
                  deaths with CFR of 5.68% have also been reported. A total of 26,469 of suspected
                  measles cases and 183 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of this year.
                  So far in 2011, a total of 772 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 57 laboratoryconfirmed
                  cases and 34 deaths with CFR of 4.4% have been reported. Nigeria has
                  recorded 26 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 6 States in 2011 with 14 vaccine
                  derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 6 States while no case of Guinea worm disease has
                  been recorded in 2011.

                  ...

                  Cholera
                  In the reporting week 35 (29th August 4th September
                  2011), 504 cases, 20 deaths were reported from 25 LGAs in
                  5 States (Table 1)

                  ...

                  Cerebrospinal meningitis
                  In the reporting week 35 2011, 10 cases were
                  reported from 3 LGAs (2 States) with 0 death (Table 3).

                  ...

                  Measles
                  In the reporting week 35, 47 suspected
                  cases of measles with 0 death were
                  recorded from 9 States

                  ...

                  Lassa Fever
                  In the reporting wk 35, 29 suspected cases of
                  Lassa fever were reported from Edo State with 1
                  Laboratory confirmed and 1 death.

                  ...

                  Update on National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance (NISS), Nigeria, Week 1 - 34, 2011.
                  7.1. From wk 1 34, a total of 1747 cases were recruited of which 1379 were Influenza like illness
                  (ILI), 360 Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) and 8 non-ILI non-SARI cases.
                  7.2. As at week 29, 80 samples (4.6%) tested positive, out of which 33 (41.8%) were influenza A
                  and 47 (58.8%) influenza B. The subtypes A (2009) H1N1 and seasonal H3 account for 21
                  (63.6%) and 5(15.2%) of the total influenza A positive samples respectively. The percentage
                  influenza positive was highest (38.2%) in week 9
                  7.3. In the reporting week 34, 55 cases were recruited, but the latest laboratory results (week 29)
                  shows that out of 58 samples processed, 1(1.7%) tested positive for influenza B.

                  ...

                  http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...h_Sep_2011.pdf
                  Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                  The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology Reports to September 9th

                    Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
                    (NCDC)
                    Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
                    Issue: Volume 1 No. 26 16th September, 2011

                    Summary
                    Between weeks 1 36 2011, a total of 18,593 cases of Cholera with 590 deaths,
                    CFR 3.17% while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 947 cases and 56
                    deaths with CFR of 5.91% have also been reported. A total of 26,552 of suspected
                    measles cases and 184 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of this year.
                    So far in 2011, a total of 793 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 58 laboratoryconfirmed
                    cases and 35 deaths with CFR of 4.4% have been reported. Nigeria has
                    recorded 26 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 6 States in 2011 with 13 vaccine
                    derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 6 States while no case of Guinea worm disease has
                    been recorded in 2011.

                    ...

                    Cholera
                    In the reporting week 36 (5th 11th September 2011),
                    769 cases, 39 deaths were reported from 34 LGAs in 9
                    States (Table 1)
                    ...
                    Cerebrospinal Meningitis
                    In the reporting week 36 2011, 14 cases were
                    reported from 5 LGAs (3 States) with 3 deaths (Table 2).
                    ...
                    Measles
                    In the reporting week 36, 84 suspected
                    cases of measles with 1 death were
                    recorded from 9 States
                    ...
                    Lassa Fever
                    In the reporting wk 36, 21 suspected cases of
                    Lassa fever were reported from Edo State with 1
                    Laboratory confirmed and I death.
                    ...
                    7.0. Update on National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance (NISS), Nigeria, Week 1 - 35, 2011.
                    7.1. From wk 1 35, a total of 1777 cases were recruited of which 1401 were Influenza like illness
                    (ILI), 368 Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) and 8 non-ILI non-SARI cases.
                    7.2. As at week 34, 100 samples (5.6%) tested positive, out of which 52 (52.0%) were influenza
                    A and 48 (48.0%) influenza B. The subtypes A (2009) H1N1, seasonal H3 and seasonal H1
                    account for 33 (63.5%) , 9(17.3%) and 1 (1.9%) of the total influenza A positive samples
                    respectively. The percentage influenza positive was highest (38.2%) in week 9
                    7.3. In the reporting week 35, 30 cases were recruited, but the latest laboratory results (week 34)
                    shows that out of 22 samples processed, 2(9.1%) tested positive for influenza B.

                    ...
                    http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...Sep_2011_2.pdf
                    Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                    The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology Reports to September 16th

                      Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
                      (NCDC)
                      Federal Ministry of Health – Nigeria
                      Issue: Volume 1 No. 27 23rd September, 2011

                      Summary
                      Between weeks 1 – 37 2011, a total of 19,208 cases of Cholera with 608 deaths,
                      CFR 3.17% while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 953 cases and 57
                      deaths with CFR of 5.94% have also been reported. A total of 26,670 of suspected
                      measles cases and 184 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of this year.
                      So far in 2011, a total of 793 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 58 laboratoryconfirmed
                      cases and 35 deaths with CFR of 4.4% have been reported. Nigeria has
                      recorded 29 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 6 States in 2011 with 14 vaccine
                      derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 5 States while no case of Guinea worm disease has
                      been recorded in 2011.

                      ...

                      Cholera
                      In the reporting week 37 (12th – 18th September 2011),
                      414 cases, 7 deaths and CFR 1.69% were reported from
                      29 LGAs in 7 States (Table 1)

                      ...

                      Cerebrospinal meningitis
                      In the reporting week 37 2011, 7 cases were
                      reported from 3 LGAs (3 States) with 1 death and CFR 14% (Table 2).

                      ...

                      Measles
                      In the reporting week 37, 54 suspected
                      cases of measles with no death were
                      recorded from 14 States.

                      ...

                      Lassa Fever
                      In the reporting wk 37, No case of Lassa fever
                      was reported

                      ...

                      Poliomyelitis
                      As at September 16 2011, 29 cases of wild
                      poliovirus (WPV) had been recorded in 6
                      States compared to 8 cases in 5 States for
                      the same period in 2010. (Figure. 4 and
                      Table 3).

                      ...

                      7.0. Update on National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance (NISS), Nigeria, Week 1 - 36, 2011.
                      7.1. From wk 1 – 36, a total of 1824 cases were recruited of which 1438 were Influenza like illness
                      (ILI), 377 Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) and 8 non-ILI non-SARI cases.
                      7.2. As at week 34, 117 samples (6.4%) tested positive, out of which 64 (54.7%) were influenza A
                      and 53 (45.3%) influenza B. The subtypes A (2009) H1N1, seasonal H3 and seasonal H1 account
                      for 38 (59.4%) , 12(18.8%) and 1 (1.6%) of the total influenza A positive samples respectively.
                      The percentage influenza positive was highest (38.2%) in week 9
                      7.3. In the reporting week 36, 47 cases were recruited, but the latest laboratory results (week 34)
                      shows that out of 49 samples processed, 4(8.2%) tested positive for influenza B.

                      ...

                      http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...d_Sep_2011.pdf
                      Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                      The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology Reports to September 23rd

                        No sign of the intervening reports, but this was released today;

                        Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
                        (NCDC)
                        Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
                        Issue: Volume 1 No. 30 14th October, 2011

                        Summary
                        Between weeks 1 40 2011, a total of 22,157 cases of Cholera with 704 deaths,
                        CFR 3.2% while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 984 cases and 59
                        deaths with CFR of 6.0% have also been reported. A total of 26,882 suspected
                        measles cases and 184 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of this year.
                        So far in 2011, a total of 856 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 61 laboratoryconfirmed
                        cases and 38 deaths with CFR of 4.4% have been reported. Nigeria has
                        recorded 34 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 6 States in 2011 with 17 vaccine
                        derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 6 States while no case of Guinea worm disease has
                        been recorded in 2011.

                        ...

                        Cholera
                        In the reporting week 40 (3rd 9th October 2011), 277
                        cases, 6 deaths and CFR 2.17% were reported from 27
                        LGAs in 9 States (Table 1)

                        ...

                        Poliomyelitis
                        As at October 7 2011, 34 cases of wild poliovirus (WPV) had been recorded in 6 States compared
                        to 10 cases in 6 States for the same period in 2010. (Figure. 2 and Table 2).
                        ...

                        Cerebrospinal meningitis
                        In the reporting week 40 2011, 9 cases were
                        reported from 7 LGAs (3 States) with 1 death (Table 3).
                        ...

                        Measles
                        In the reporting week 40, 29 suspected cases of measles with no death were recorded from 6 States.

                        ...

                        Lassa Fever
                        In the reporting wk 40, 19 suspected cases of Lassa fever was reported from Edo State with 1 Laboratory
                        confirmed and 1 death

                        ...

                        7.0. Update on National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance (NISS), Nigeria, Week 1 - 39, 2011.
                        7.1. From wk 1 39, a total of 1947 cases were recruited of which 1548 were Influenza like illness (ILI), 391
                        Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) and 8 non-ILI non-SARI cases.
                        7.2. As at week 34, 117 samples (6.4%) tested positive, out of which 64 (54.7%) were influenza A and 53
                        (45.3%) influenza B. The subtypes A (2009) H1N1, seasonal H3 and seasonal H1 account for 38 (59.4%),
                        12(18.8%) and 1 (1.6%) of the total influenza A positive samples respectively. The percentage influenza
                        positive was highest (38.2%) in week 9
                        7.3. In the reporting week 39, 23 cases were recruited, but the latest laboratory results (week 34) shows that out of
                        49 samples processed, 4(8.2%) tested positive for influenza B.

                        ...
                        http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...h_Oct_2011.pdf
                        Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                        The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology Reports to October 14th

                          Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
                          (NCDC)
                          Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
                          Issue: Volume 1 No. 31 21st October, 2011

                          Summary
                          Between weeks 1 41 2011, a total of 22,301 cases of Cholera with 706 deaths,
                          CFR 3.2% while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 990 cases and 59
                          deaths with CFR of 6.0% have also been reported. A total of 26,945 suspected
                          measles cases and 184 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of this year.
                          So far in 2011, a total of 859 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 64 laboratoryconfirmed
                          cases and 39 deaths with CFR of 4.5% have been reported. Nigeria has
                          recorded 38 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 7 States in 2011 with 18 vaccine
                          derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 6 States while no case of Guinea worm disease has
                          been recorded in 2011.

                          ...
                          Cholera
                          In the reporting week 41 (10th 16th October 2011),
                          121 cases, 2 deaths and CFR 1.7% were reported from
                          14 LGAs in 6 States (Table 1)

                          ...
                          Poliomyelitis
                          As at October 14 2011, 38 cases of wild poliovirus (WPV) had been recorded in 7 States, (namely
                          Sokoto, kebbi, Kano, Jigawa, Yobe, Borno and Zamfara) compared to 11 cases in 6 States for the
                          same period in 2010. (Figure. 2 and Table 2).
                          The total number of circulating vaccine derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) is 18 in 6 States as at 14th
                          October 2011 compared to 21 cases in 8 States for the same period in 2010. (Figure 3).

                          ...
                          Cerebrospinal meningitis
                          In the reporting week 41 2011, 6 cases were
                          reported from 3 LGAs (2 States) with 0 death (Table 3).

                          ...
                          Measles
                          In the reporting week 41, 52 suspected cases of measles with no death were recorded from 16
                          States

                          ...
                          Lassa Fever
                          In the reporting wk 41, 3 suspected cases of Lassa fever was reported from Edo State with 3 Laboratory
                          confirmed and 1 death

                          ...
                          Update on National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance (NISS), Nigeria, Week 1 - 40, 2011.
                          7.1. From wk 1 40, a total of 2027 cases were recruited of which 1607 were Influenza like illness (ILI), 406
                          Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) and 8 non-ILI non-SARI cases.
                          7.2. As at week 34, 110 samples (5.4%) tested positive, out of which 58 (52.7%) were influenza A and 52
                          (47.3%) influenza B. The subtypes A (2009) H1N1, seasonal H3 and seasonal H1 account for 35 (60.3%),
                          11(19.0%) and 2 (3.4%) of the total influenza A positive samples respectively. The percentage influenza
                          positive was highest (38.2%) in week 9
                          7.3. In the reporting week 40, 74 cases were recruited, but the latest laboratory results (week 34) shows that out
                          of 49 samples processed, 4(8.2%) tested positive for influenza B.

                          ...
                          http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...t_Oct_2011.pdf
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                          • #14
                            Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology Reports to October 21st

                            Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
                            (NCDC)
                            Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
                            Issue: Volume 1 No. 32 28th October, 2011

                            Summary
                            Between weeks 1 42 2011, a total of 22,454 cases of Cholera with 715 deaths,
                            CFR 3.2% while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 992 cases and 59
                            deaths with CFR of 6.0% have also been reported. A total of 27,003 suspected
                            measles cases and 184 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of this year.
                            So far in 2011, a total of 882 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 65 laboratoryconfirmed
                            cases and 39 deaths with CFR of 4.4% have been reported. Nigeria has
                            recorded 38 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 7 States in 2011 with 18 vaccine
                            derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 6 States while no case of Guinea worm disease has
                            been recorded in 2011.

                            ...

                            Cholera
                            In the reporting week 42 (17th 23rd October 2011),
                            120 cases, 7 deaths and CFR 5.8% were reported from
                            22 LGAs in 7 States (Table 1)

                            ...

                            Poliomyelitis
                            As at October 21 2011, 38 cases of wild poliovirus (WPV) had been recorded in 7 States, (namely
                            Sokoto, kebbi, Kano, Jigawa, Yobe, Borno and Zamfara) compared to 11 cases in 6 States for the
                            same period in 2010. (Figure. 2 and Table 2).

                            The total number of circulating vaccine derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) is 18 in 6 States as at 21st
                            October 2011 compared to 21 cases in 8 States for the same period in 2010. (Figure 3).


                            ...


                            Cerebrospinal meningitis
                            In the reporting week 42 2011, 2 cases were
                            reported from 2 LGAs ( Ilorin East and Ilorin West) in Kwara State with 0 death (Table 3).

                            ...

                            Measles
                            In the reporting week 42, 56 suspected cases of measles with no death were recorded from 14
                            States

                            ...

                            Lassa Fever
                            In the reporting wk 42, 23 suspected cases of Lassa fever was reported from Edo State with 1 Laboratory
                            confirmed and 0 death

                            ...

                            Update on National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance (NISS), Nigeria, Week 1 - 41, 2011.
                            7.1. From wk 1 41, a total of 2083 cases were recruited of which 1650 were Influenza like illness (ILI), 425
                            Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) and 8 non-ILI non-SARI cases.
                            7.2. As at week 40, 150 samples (6.9%) tested positive, out of which 80 (53.3%) were influenza A and 70
                            (46.7%) influenza B. The subtypes A (2009) H1N1, seasonal H3 and seasonal H1 account for 41 (51.2%),
                            27(33.7%) and 2 (2.5%) of the total influenza A positive samples respectively. The percentage influenza
                            positive was highest (38.2%) in week 9
                            7.3. In the reporting week 41, 62 cases were recruited, but the latest laboratory results (week 40) shows that out
                            of 7 samples processed, 2(28.6%) tested positive for influenza B.

                            ...
                            http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...h_Oct_2011.pdf
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                            • #15
                              Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology Reports to October 28th

                              Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
                              (NCDC)
                              Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
                              Issue: Volume 1 No. 33 4th November, 2011

                              Summary
                              Between weeks 1 43 2011, a total of 22,587 cases of Cholera with 718 deaths,
                              CFR 3.2% while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 1017 cases and 59
                              deaths with CFR of 6.0% have also been reported. A total of 27,067 suspected
                              measles cases and 184 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of this year.
                              So far in 2011, a total of 882 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 65 laboratoryconfirmed
                              cases and 39 deaths with CFR of 4.4% have been reported. Nigeria has
                              recorded 41 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 8 States in 2011 with 21 vaccine
                              derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 6 States while no case of Guinea worm disease has
                              been recorded in 2011.
                              ...

                              Cholera
                              In the reporting week 43 (24th 30th October 2011), 93
                              cases, 2 deaths and CFR 2.2% were reported from 15 LGAs in 7 States (Table 1)
                              ...

                              Poliomyelitis
                              As at October 28 2011, 41 cases of wild poliovirus (WPV) had been recorded in 8 States, (namely
                              Sokoto, kebbi, Kano, Jigawa, Yobe, Borno, Zamfara and Katsina latest State) compared to 14
                              cases in 7 States for the same period in 2010. (Figure. 2 and Table 2).

                              The total number of circulating vaccine derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) is 21 in 6 States as at 28th
                              October 2011 compared to 22 cases in 8 States for the same period in 2010. (Figure 3).
                              ...

                              Cerebrospinal Meningitis
                              In the reporting week 43 2011, 17 cases were
                              reported from 7 LGAs in 5 States with 0 death (Table 3).
                              ...

                              Measles
                              In the reporting week 43, 62 suspected cases of measles with no death were recorded from 16
                              States
                              ...

                              Lassa Fever
                              In the reporting wk 43, no case of Lassa fever was reported.
                              ...

                              7.0. Update on National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance (NISS), Nigeria, Week 1 - 42, 2011.
                              7.1. From wk 1 42, a total of 2152 cases were recruited of which 1706 were Influenza like illness (ILI), 438
                              Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) and 8 non-ILI non-SARI cases.
                              7.2. As at week 41, 166 samples (7.6%) tested positive, out of which920 (55.4%) were influenza A and 74
                              (44.6%) influenza B. The subtypes A (2009) H1N1, seasonal H3, seasonal H1 and A/H5 account for 43
                              (46.7%), 37(40.2%), 1 (1.1%) and 1 (1.1%) of the total influenza A positive samples respectively. The
                              percentage influenza positive was highest (56.0%) in week 39
                              7.3. In the reporting week 42, 69 cases were recruited, but the latest laboratory results (week 41) shows that out
                              of 11samples processed, 2(18.2%) tested positive for influenza B.

                              ...
                              http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...Nov_2011_2.pdf
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