List of Outbreak Investigations in 2011 (Updated 07 May 2012)


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Responded by National Rapid Response Team (NRRT)
Serial Number Outbreak notification Place of occurence Suspected Outbreak Steps Taken by IEDCR Conclusion
1. Hospital Based Nipah Surveillance January 2011 Bhanga, Faridpur Nipah Encephalitis 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Animal investigation 3. Environmental investigation Nipah outbreak
2. Hospital Based Nipah Surveillance January 2011 Rajbari, Faridpur Nipah Encephalitis 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Animal investigation Nipah outbreak
3. Nipah surveillance system at Rangpur, Event based surveillance, Civil surgeon of Lalmonirhat and mass media on 1 February Hatibandha, Lalmonirhat Unknown disease 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation 3. Animal investigation 4. Environmental investigation done on February 2 and continued Nipah outbreak
4. Personal; Communication from the Principal of Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital and Civil Surgeon on 14 February Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital Campus, Bogra Diarrhoea 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Laboratory investigation 3. Environmental investigation done on February 15, 2011 Mixed pathogen diarrhoea (cholera & shigella) outbreak
5. Kamalapur urban surveillance project on March 13 Kamalapur urban surveillance site, Dhaka Avian influenza 1.Epidemiological investigation 2.Anthropological investigation 3.Animal investigation 4.Environmental investigation done on March 13, 2011 H5N1 outbreak
6. Kamalapur urban surveillance project Kamalapur urban surveillance site, Dhaka Influenza outbreak 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation 3. Animal investigation 4. Environmental investigation done on March 28, 2011 H9N2 outbreak
7. Several newspaper reported diarrhoea outbreak in Kishorganj District Hospital from 16 April 2011 Boila, Tarapasha and Shatal of the Kishorganj Sadar upazila Diarrhoea 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation 3. Environmental investigation done on April 19, 2011 Cholera outbreak
8. Civil Surgeon of Tangail reported two children deaths with unknown cause on 23rd April Tangail Suspected pesticide poisoning 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation on April 25, 2011 Suspected pesticide poisoning
9. UHFPO of Shathia, Pabna on May 14, 2011 Shathia, Pabna Cutaneous anthrax 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation 3. Animal investigation 4. Environmental investigation done on May 16, 2011 Cutaneous anthrax
10. Various sources from Santhia, Shahjadpur, Faridpur, Ullahpara Santhia, Shahjadpur, Faridpur, Ullahpara Cutaneous anthrax 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation 3. Animal investigation 4. Environmental investigation done Cutaneous anthrax
11. Personal communication Chittagong Cluster of sub-acute encephalitis 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation done in June 2011 Suspected rubella encephalitis
12. Principal of Kumudini Medical College Hospital, June 2011 Mirzapur Jaundice outbreak 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation 3. Environmental investigation done Hepatitis E
13. Various sources including newspapers, UHFPO Netrokona Suspected bird flu 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation 3. Animal investigation 4. Environmental investigation done H5N1 outbreak in ducks/ waterfowl
14. UHFPO Meherpur Meherpur Suspected anthrax 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation 3. Animal investigation 4. Environmental investigation done Cutaneous anthrax
15. UHFPO Bogra Bogra Suspected anthrax 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation 3. Animal investigation 4. Environmental investigation done Cutaneous anthrax
16. Several national newspapers, August 2011 Joypurhat Influenza outbreak 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation 3. Animal investigation 4. Environmental investigation done Influenza B outbreak
17. Various sources, August 2011 Tangail Anthrax 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation 3. Animal investigation 4. Environmental investigation done Cutaneous anthrax
18. Civil Surgeon, Tangail, September 2011 Tangail General Hospital Diarrhoea 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation 3. Environmental investigation done Cholera
19. Medicine and Paediatrics Departments of DMCH and SSMCH, September, 2011 Dhaka and Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital Bronchiolitis cluster 1. Epidemiological investigation RSV cluster
20. Personal communication, November, 2011 Kalyanpur Porabosti Diarrhoea 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation 3. Environmental investigation done Cholera
21. UHFPO, Dohar, November, 2011 Dohar Unknown disease 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation 3. Entomological investigation 4. Environmental investigation done Chikungunya
22. UHFPO, Shibganj, Chapainababganj, December, 2011 Shibganj upazila Unknown disease 1. Epidemiological investigation 2. Anthropological investigation 3. Entomological investigation 4. Environmental investigation done Chikungunya