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From Egypt Independent: With high-tech system, Egypt hopes to avoid possible pandemic
H5N1, also known as avian influenza or bird flu, has apparently found a perfect environment to thrive in Egypt. Since the initial onset of the virus back in 2006, new outbreaks of the flu have occurred every single year, making Egypt one of the world’s few endemic countries for (H5N1), along with Indonesia and Peru. The government, taking the threat of a pandemic seriously, has launched annual vaccination campaigns to mitigate the number of fatalities in Egypt...
Peru: 450 cases of dengue reported in Cajamarca
On Thursday Cajamarca’s regional government approved a decree to spend 1.4 million soles in order to address the increasing cases of dengue fever in the region.
According to Peru21, there have been at least 450 cases of the dengue virus, in four areas in Cajamarca.
...In late January of this year, Ucayali was placed under a 60-day state of emergency after the region’s epidemiology agency reported 3 deaths, and 50 thousand cases of the dengue virus since October 2011.