Global Alert and Response (GAR)

2003

  • 30 December 2003
    Suspected Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) case in southern China - update
  • 28 December 2003
    Suspected Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) case in southern China
  • 23 December 2003
    Widespread human influenza activity persists in northern hemisphere - update 5
  • 17 December 2003
    Human influenza activity further increases and spreads to more countries in northern hemisphere - update 4
  • 17 December 2003
    Cholera in Mali - update 2
  • 17 December 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Taiwan, China
  • 12 December 2003
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - update 5
  • 10 December 2003
    Human influenza epidemic spreads to more countries in northern hemisphere - update 3
  • 10 December 2003
    Influenza A(H9N2) in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China (SAR)
  • 4 December 2003
    Human influenza A/H3N2 epidemic continues in northern hemisphere update 2
  • 4 December 2003
    Cholera in Mali - update
  • 3 December 2003
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - Update 4
  • 25 November 2003
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - Update 3
  • 25 November 2003
    Cholera in Mali
  • 21 November 2003
    Early start of human influenza activity in the northern hemisphere
  • 21 November 2003
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - Update 2
  • 20 November 2003
    Cholera in Benin
  • 17 November 2003
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - Update
  • 12 November 2003
    Dengue fever in India - update
  • 7 November 2003
    Suspected acute haemorrhagic fever syndrome in the Republic of the Congo
  • 5 November 2003
    Shigellosis in Central African Republic
  • 5 November 2003
    Bloody diarrhoea in Liberia
  • 30 October 2003
    Dengue fever in India
  • 29 October 2003
    Poliomyelitis in Chad
  • 10 October 2003
    Yellow fever in Burkina Faso
  • 9 October 2003
    Poliomyelitis in West Africa: Togo, Burkina Faso and Ghana
  • 30 September 2003
    Yellow fever in Sierra Leone - update
  • 30 September 2003
    Cholera in Liberia - update 6
  • 24 September 2003
    Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Singapore - update 2
  • 16 September 2003
    Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Singapore - update
  • 10 September 2003
    Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Singapore
  • 2 September 2003
    Cholera in Liberia - Update 5
  • 29 August 2003
    Diphtheria in Afghanistan
  • 25 August 2003
    Outbreak in British Columbia, Canada is not SARS
  • 25 August 2003
    Cholera in Liberia - Update 4
  • 19 August 2003
    Yellow fever in Sierra Leone
  • 18 August 2003
    Cholera in Liberia - Update 3
  • 18 August 2003
    Legionellosis in France - Update
  • 14 August 2003
    Legionellosis in France
  • 13 August 2003
    Cholera in Liberia - Update 2
  • 28 July 2003
    Influenza in Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China
  • 15 July 2003
    Cholera in Liberia - Update
  • 10 July 2003
    Plague in Algeria - Update 2
  • 5 July 2003
    Update 96 - Taiwan, China: SARS transmission interrupted in last outbreak area
  • 4 July 2003
    Update 95 - SARS: Chronology of a serial killer
  • 3 July 2003
    Update 94 – Preparing for the next influenza season in a world altered by SARS
  • 3 July 2003
    Cholera in Liberia
  • 3 July 2003
    Plague in Algeria - Update
  • 2 July 2003
    Update 93 – Toronto removed from list of areas with recent local transmission
  • 1 July 2003
    Update 92 – Chronology of travel recommendations, areas with local transmission
  • 30 June 2003
    Update 91 – SARS research: the effect of patents and patent applications
  • 27 June 2003
    Update 90 – Case in Japan discarded, criteria for removal from the list of countries with recent local transmission
  • 26 June 2003
    Update 89 – What happens if SARS returns?
  • 25 June 2003
    Update 88 – New cases reported in China and Japan
  • 24 June 2003
    Update 87 - World Health Organization changes last remaining travel recommendation -- for Beijing, China
  • 24 June 2003
    Plague in Algeria
  • 23 June 2003
    Update 86 - Hong Kong removed from list of areas with local transmission
  • 20 June 2003
    Update 85 - WHO case definition for diagnostic purposes, Hong Kong close to being removed from list of areas with local transmission
  • 19 June 2003
    Update 84 – Can SARS be eradicated or eliminated?
  • 19 June 2003
    Cholera in Iraq - Update 3
  • 18 June 2003
    Update 83 – One hundred days into the outbreak
  • 17 June 2003
    Typhoid fever in Haiti
  • 17 June 2003
    Update 82 – Change in travel recommendations for Taiwan
  • 16 June 2003
    Cholera in Mozambique - Update
  • 16 June 2003
    Update 81 – WHO scientific meeting on SARS opens tomorrow
  • 13 June 2003
    Update 80 - Change in travel recommendations for parts of China, situation in Toronto
  • 13 June 2003
    Cholera in Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • 12 June 2003
    Update 79 – Situation in China
  • 11 June 2003
    Update 78 – Situation in Toronto
  • 11 June 2003
    Yellow fever in Sudan - Update
  • 10 June 2003
    Update 77 - WHO officials to visit China
  • 9 June 2003
    Update 76 - Situation in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong
  • 6 June 2003
    Update 75 - Update on Situation in Singapore
  • 5 June 2003
    Update 74 - Global decline in cases and deaths continues
  • 4 June 2003
    Update 73 - No new deaths, but vigilance needed for imported cases
  • 3 June 2003
    Update 72 - Situation in China
  • 2 June 2003
    Update 71 - Status of diagnostic tests, training course in China
  • 30 May 2003
    Update 70 - Singapore removed from list of areas with local SARS transmission
  • 29 May 2003
    Update 69 - Situation in China
  • 28 May 2003
    Update 68 - SARS situation in Taiwan
  • 27 May 2003
    Update 67 - SARS resolution approved, situation in Taiwan
  • 27 May 2003
    Yellow fever in Sudan
  • 26 May 2003
    Update 66 - Situation in Toronto, interpretation of “areas with recent local transmission”
  • 24 May 2003
    Update 65 - Situation in Toronto
  • 23 May 2003
    Update 64 - Situation in Toronto, detection of SARS-like virus in wild animals
  • 23 May 2003
    Cholera in South Africa
  • 23 May 2003
    Update 63 - World Health Organization changes Hong Kong, Guangdong travel recommendations
  • 22 May 2003
    Update 62 - More than 8000 cases reported globally, situation in Taiwan, data on in-flight transmission, report on Henan Province, China
  • 21 May 2003
    Update 61 - WHO extends its SARS related travel advice to all of Taiwan province, China
  • 21 May 2003
    Cholera in Mozambique
  • 20 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 60
  • 19 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 59
  • 19 May 2003
    Cholera in Uganda
  • 17 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 58
  • 16 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 57
  • 15 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 56
  • 14 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 55
  • 14 May 2003
    Cholera in Iraq - Update 2
  • 13 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 54
  • 13 May 2003
    Cholera in Iraq - Update
  • 12 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 53
  • 10 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 52
  • 9 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 51
  • 9 May 2003
    Cholera in Zambia
  • 8 May 2003
    Cholera in Iraq
  • 8 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 50
  • 7 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 49
  • 7 May 2003
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - Update 12
  • 6 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 48
  • 5 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 47
  • 3 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 46
  • 2 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-multi-country outbreak - Update 45
  • 2 May 2003
    Meningococcal disease in Burkina Faso - Update 4
  • 1 May 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Multi-country outbreak - Update 44
  • 30 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Multi-country outbreak - Update 43
  • 29 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Multi-country outbreak - Update 42
  • 28 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Multi-country outbreak - Update 41
  • 26 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Multi-country outbreak Update 40
  • 25 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Multi-country outbreak Update 39
  • 24 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Multi-country outbreak Update 38
  • 24 April 2003
    Avian influenza in the Netherlands
  • 23 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Multi-country outbreak Update 37
  • 22 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 36
  • 21 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 35
  • 19 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 34
  • 18 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 33
  • 17 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 32
  • 16 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 31
  • 15 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 30
  • 14 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 29
  • 14 April 2003
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - Update 11
  • 12 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 28
  • 11 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 27
  • 10 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 26
  • 9 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 25
  • 8 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 24
  • 7 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 23
  • 5 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 22
  • 4 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 21
  • 3 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 20
  • 2 April 2003
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - Update 10
  • 2 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 19
  • 2 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 18
  • 2 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 17
  • 1 April 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 16
  • 31 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 15
  • 29 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 14
  • 28 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 13
  • 27 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 12
  • 27 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 11
  • 26 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 10
  • 25 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 9
  • 24 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 8
  • 24 March 2003
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - Update 9
  • 24 March 2003
    Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in Mauritania - Update
  • 22 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 7
  • 21 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 6
  • 20 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 5
  • 19 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 4
  • 18 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) multi-country outbreak - Update 3
  • 17 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update 2
  • 16 March 2003
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - multi-country outbreak - Update
  • 14 March 2003
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - Update 8
  • 13 March 2003
    Meningococcal disease in Niger
  • 12 March 2003
    Acute respiratory syndrome in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China/ Viet Nam
  • 11 March 2003
    Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in Mauritania
  • 7 March 2003
    Meningococcal disease in Burkina Faso - Update 3
  • 7 March 2003
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - Update 7
  • 28 February 2003
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - Update 6
  • 27 February 2003
    Influenza A(H5N1) in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China – Update 2
  • 27 February 2003
    Meningococcal disease in Burkina Faso - Update 2
  • 26 February 2003
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - Update 5
  • 20 February 2003
    Influenza A(H5N1) in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China - Update
  • 20 February 2003
    Acute respiratory syndrome in China - Update 3
  • 19 February 2003
    Influenza A(H5N1) in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China
  • 18 February 2003
    Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - Update 4
  • 14 February 2003
    Suspected acute haemorrhagic fever syndrome in the Republic of the Congo - Update 3
  • 14 February 2003
    Acute respiratory syndrome in China - Update 2
  • 12 February 2003
    Suspected acute haemorrhagic fever syndrome in the Republic of the Congo - Update 2
  • 12 February 2003
    Influenza in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • 12 February 2003
    Acute respiratory syndrome in China - Update
  • 11 February 2003
    Acute respiratory syndrome in China
  • 10 February 2003
    Imported case of Lassa fever in United Kingdom
  • 10 February 2003
    Suspected acute haemorrhagic fever syndrome in the Republic of the Congo - Update
  • 7 February 2003
    Suspected acute haemorrhagic fever syndrome in the Republic of the Congo
  • 7 February 2003
    Meningococcal disease in Burkina Faso - Update
  • 4 February 2003
    Meningococcal disease in Burkina Faso
  • 3 February 2003
    Yellow fever in Guinea
  • 21 January 2003
    Pertussis in Afghanistan - Update
  • 17 January 2003
    Yellow fever in Brazil
  • 8 January 2003
    Pertussis in Afghanistan
  • 8 January 2003
    Cholera in Côte d'Ivoire