Alerts in Tanzania

Malaria - Zanzibar

Zanzibar, Tanzania has reported an increase in malaria cases between October and December 2023 Malaria cases increased from 3,223 people diagnosed with malaria in 2022 to 3,563 positive in June last year, while those hospitalized increased from 282 to 423 in the same period. Zanzibar was accelerating its path towards malaria elimination. The prevalence rate was 0.4 percent for at least a decade.


Marburg Virus - Africa. End of outbreak

On 2 June 2023, the Ministry of Health of the United Republic of Tanzania declared the end of its first documented outbreak of Marburg virus disease (MVD). On 8 June 2023, after two consecutive incubation periods (42 days) without a new confirmed case reported, the Ministry of Health of Equatorial Guinea declared the end of the Marburg virus disease (MVD) outbreak

Guinea Ecuatorial, Tanzania

Marburg Virus - Africa

In Equatorial Guinea, from 13 February to 1 May 2023, 17 laboratory-confirmed MVD cases and 23 probable cases have been reported. Among the laboratory-confirmed cases, there are 12 deaths (Case Fatality Ratio 75%). The most affected district is Bata in Litoral province. In Tanzania, between 16 March to 30 April 2023, a cumulative total of 9 cases including 8 laboratory-confirmed cases and 1 probable case have been reported. (CFR 66.7%). All cases have been reported from Bukoba district, Kagera region.

Tanzania, Guinea Ecuatorial

Marburg Virus - Tanzania

On March 21, 2023, Tanzania declared an outbreak of Marburg virus disease. Confirmed cases have been reported in the Kagera Region