Diphtheria

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Multiple Outbreaks Amidst Crisis in Venezuela
Jun 7, 2018 | Emily Wolfson

  The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning on May 15, 2018 that nonessential travel to Venezuela should be avoided....

Diphtheria Outbreak Among Rohingya Refugees Enters Third Month
Jan 25, 2018 | Jackie Sheridan

  Escalating violence in Myanmar has caused over 800,000 Rohingya to come to Bangladesh as refugees since August 2017, the majority of which are...

Spain: First Case of Diphtheria Since 1986
Jun 13, 2015 | Colleen Nguyen

In early June, Spain recorded its first case of diphtheria since 1986 [1]. The first case in 28 years is a six-year old boy from Olot, a town located...

“Shocking” Diphtheria Death in Australia
May 6, 2011 | healthmap

A 22 year old Brisbane woman has died from diphtheria; it is believed she was unvaccinated. Diphtheria is a severe respiratory infection caused by...