Alerts in Peru

Rabies - Peru

Between 2000 and 2022 in the country there were 10 confirmed cases of urban rabies. Between 2021 and so far in 2023, 133 cases of rabies in dogs have been reported, all of these cases in the southern part of Peru, mainly in Arequipa. Cases of wild human rabies, that is, transmitted mainly by the bite of the vampire bat, are more numerous than those of urban rabies. From 2000 to 2022, there were 121 cases of wild human rabies, almost all in jungle areas

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Guillain Barre - Peru

Until July 8, 191 cases of GBS were reported in Peru. The most affected departments are Lima, La Libertad, Lambayeque, and Cajamarca. Campylobacter jejuni was found in 11 cases. 23% presented gastrointestinal infection, 24.1% respiratory infection and 16.2% fever. In relation to the neurological manifestation, 71.9% of the cases presented ascending progression of the paralysis and 21.9% presented some type of sequelae.

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Dengue - Americas

In 2023, between EW 1 and EW 24, a total of 2,102,848 cases of dengue were reported, with a cumulative incidence rate of 214 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. In this year, of the 2,102,848 reported dengue cases, 827,493 (39.3%) were laboratory confirmed and 3,201 (0.15%) were classified as severe dengue. The highest number of dengue cases was observed in Brazil with 1,515,460 cases, followed by Peru with 169,504 cases and Bolivia with 133,452 cases.

Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Perú, Uruguay, Venezuela, Antártida, Ecuador, Guayana, Guayana Francesa, Islas Georgias del Sur, Islas Malvinas, Suriname

Dengue, Zika, Chikungunya - Americas

During 2022, several countries in the region registered increases in the number of cases of dengue, Zika, and chikungunya, above what was reported in 2021. During the first months of 2023, outbreaks of chikungunya and dengue fever were recorded. important magnitude in South America.

Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Perú, Uruguay, Venezuela, Antártida, Ecuador, Guayana, Guayana Francesa, Islas Georgias del Sur, Islas Malvinas, Suriname

Influenza and other respiratory viruses - Region of the Americas

There is an increase in the activity of respiratory viruses at pre-pandemic levels and in associated hospitalizations, predominantly among children under 2 years of age, in the Andean subregion and the southern cone

Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Perú, Uruguay, Venezuela, Antártida, Ecuador, Guayana, Guayana Francesa, Islas Georgias del Sur, Islas Malvinas, Suriname

Leptospirosis - Peru

So far in 2023, more than 6700 cases of leptospirosis have been registered nationwide, with the most affected regions being Loreto, Ica, Tumbes, Madre de Dios and Piura, according to data from the National Center for Epidemiology, Prevention and Control (CDC) of the Ministry of Health (Minsa).

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Avian influenza (H5N1) - outbreaks in the Region of the Americas

Expansion of outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in birds (to date they have been reported in 16 countries of the Region), and confirmation of 3 human infections caused by influenza A(H5N1) in Latin America and the Caribbean. The identified outbreaks are located mainly in the areas of the Pacific flyway.

Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Perú, Uruguay, Venezuela, Antártida, Ecuador, Guayana, Guayana Francesa, Islas Georgias del Sur, Islas Malvinas, Suriname

Dengue - Peru

So far, 70,998 cases of dengue have been reported in Peru. Almost 100% more than the figure reached in the same period of 2022. Most of the cases during 2023 have been reported in Piura (20,315), Loreto (7,206), Ucayali (7,166), Ica (6,498), Lima ( 5,397), Lambayeque (5,053) and San Martín (3,771).

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Poliovirus - Americas

Peru notified a confirmed case of vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (VDPV 1) on March 21, 2023. The case is a 16-month-old boy, belonging to an indigenous community in the Manseriche district in the Datem del Marañón province of the Loreto department, with no history of vaccination or travel history before the onset of symptoms

Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Perú, Uruguay, Venezuela, Antártida, Ecuador, Guayana, Guayana Francesa, Islas Georgias del Sur, Islas Malvinas, Suriname

Poliovirus - Americas

Peru notified a confirmed case of vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (VDPV 1) on March 21, 2023. The case is a 16-month-old boy, belonging to an indigenous community in the Manseriche district in the Datem del Marañón province of the Loreto department, with no history of vaccination or travel history before the onset of symptoms

Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Perú, Uruguay, Venezuela, Antártida, Ecuador, Guayana, Guayana Francesa, Islas Georgias del Sur, Islas Malvinas, Suriname

Avian influenza (H5N1) - outbreaks in the Region of the Americas

Expansion of outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in birds (to date they have been reported in 16 countries in the Region), confirmation of the first human infection caused by influenza A(H5N1) in Latin America and the Caribbean, and increase in cases in mammals

Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Perú, Uruguay, Venezuela, Antártida, Ecuador, Guayana, Guayana Francesa, Islas Georgias del Sur, Islas Malvinas, Suriname

Chikungunya - Americas

In the first eight epidemiological weeks of 2023, 115,539 cases and 33 deaths from chikungunya were reported, with the highest incidence rates in Paraguay (1,128 cases per 100,000 inhabitants) and Brazil (14.2 cases per 100,000 inhabitants).

Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Perú, Uruguay, Venezuela, Antártida, Ecuador, Guayana, Guayana Francesa, Islas Georgias del Sur, Islas Malvinas, Suriname

Dengue, Zika, Chikungunya - Americas

During 2022, several countries in the region registered increases in the number of cases of dengue, Zika and chikungunya, above what was reported in 2021

Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Perú, Uruguay, Venezuela, Antártida, Ecuador, Guayana, Guayana Francesa, Islas Georgias del Sur, Islas Malvinas, Suriname

Zika virus - Americas

The 2022 cumulative suspected and confirmed cases of Zika are presented, with a clear predominance of cases in Brazil, with 29,117 suspected cases and 2,656 confirmed ones.

Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Perú, Uruguay, Venezuela, Antártida, Ecuador, Guayana, Guayana Francesa, Islas Georgias del Sur, Islas Malvinas, Suriname