Monkeypox – United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Monkeypox – United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Situation at a glance On 13 May 2022, WHO was notified of two laboratory confirmed cases and one probable case of monkeypox, from the same household, in the United Kingdom. On 15 May, four additional laboratory confirmed cases have been reported amongst Sexual Health...
Call for the concept notes

Call for the concept notes

We are excited to share that Ending Pandemics and Flu Lab are partnering to call for concept notes on technologies and approaches that better detect and forecast disease outbreaks in communities.This effort supports the work that will be taking place at the 4th...
The Unlikeliest Pandemic Success Story

The Unlikeliest Pandemic Success Story

How did a tiny, poor nation manage to suffer only one death from the coronavirus? On January 7, a 34-year-old man who had been admitted to a hospital in Bhutan’s capital, Thimphu, with preexisting liver and kidney problems died of COVID-19. His was the country’s first...
World Rabies Day Webinar on 28 September 2020

World Rabies Day Webinar on 28 September 2020

Rabies is endemic in both humans and animals in the Asia Pacific Region (AP Region), with dogmediated rabies being the predominant source of disease. However, it is often under-reported and is therefore considered to be a neglected disease. Over 95% of human rabies...