List of Outbreak Investigations in 2012 (Updated 01 Jan 2013)


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List of Outbreak Investigations in 2012 (Updated 01 Jan 2013)

Serial Number Outbreak notification Place of occurence Suspected Outbreak Steps Taken by IEDCR Conclusion
1. Nipah surveillance, January 2012 Joypurhat AMES 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Anthropological investigation 3.Animal investigation 4.Environmental investigation done Nipah
2. ILI surveillance in Live bird market, March 2012 Live bird market in Dhaka ILI 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Anthropological investigation 3.Animal investigation 4.Environmental investigation done H5N1
3. Newspapers (Destiny), April 2012 Joymontop Government Primary and High School, Shingair MPI 1. Epidemiological investigation Mass Psychogenic Illness
4. Deputy Civil Surgeon of Kurigram Nursing Institute, Kurigram ILI 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Laboratory investigation Pandemic H1N1
5. Mass media reports Different areas of Dhaka City Diarrhoea 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Anthropological investigation 3.Environmental investigation ongoing Ongoing
6. Mass media reports reported on 29 May 2012 Lokkhipur Suspected ant-helminthic poisoning 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Laboratory investigation Mass psychogenic illness
7. Local health authority of Bogra Sadar reported on 18 June 2012 Bogra Sadar Cutaneous anthrax 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Animal investigation 3.Environmental investigation ongoing Cutaneous anthrax
8. Dinajpur Medical College Hospital authority, 16 June 2012 Upazilas of Dinajpur Unknown illness 1.Epidemiological investigation Suspected pesticide poisoning
9. BSMMU physicians reported the event on 2 August 2012 Rangpur Isolated case of unconsciousness from unknown cause 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Laboratory investigation Japanese encephalitis
10. TV and print media and Civil Surgeon of Meherpur Meherpur Suspected cutaneous anthrax 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Anthropological investigation 3.Animal investigation 4.Environmental investigation done Cutaneous anthrax
11. Mass media reports on 30 August, 2012 Khuliarchar, Bhangnamari, Gauripur, Mymensingh Unknown skin lesion in sole of the feet 1. Epidemiological investigation Skin pigmentation
12. Nipah surveillance on 20 September 2012 Rangpur Cluster of unknown fever cases 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Laboratory investigation Respiratory viral infections
13. Physicians from Ganashastha Shoomaj Vittik Medical College Hospital on 1 October 2012 Savar, Dhaka Unknown death of 3 children 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Laboratory investigation Isolated death cases
14. Physicians of Sis Salimullah Medical college hospital Kaliakoir, Gazipur, Dhaka 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Anthropological investigation 3.Animal investigation 4.Environmental investigation done Dengue
15. Disease Control, DGHS Raipur, Laksmipur Post Mebendazole ingestion illness in school children 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Anthropological investigation MPI
16. Reported by Influenza surveillance Mohammadpur Unknown cluster of respiratory illness 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Anthropological investigation 3.Animal investigation 4.Environmental investigation done Rumour verification
17. Local health authority, Tangail Tangail Unknown illness 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Anthropological investigation 3.Animal investigation 4.Environmental investigation done Chikungunya
18. Media reports and Paediatrics Department of Chittagong Medical College Hospital Chittagong Cluster of acute meningitis encephalitis syndrome 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Anthropological investigation 3.Environmental investigation done Suspected pesticide poisoning