Alan Tooke

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In April 2013, ten cases of dengue fever in travellers returning from Luanda, Angola, to five countries on four continents, were reported to the globally distributed GeoSentinel Surveillance network. Dengue virus serotype 1 was identified in two cases. The findings indicate that a major dengue outbreak is currently ongoing in Luanda. This report illustrates(More)
rubella cases (55.2 per 100,000 inhabitants), the highest number since 2007. Some 81% of cases were among 15–29 year-old males. This outbreak reflects the history of immunisation policies – selective vaccination of adolescent girls since 1989, then universal two-dose measles-mumps-rubella vaccination, since 2004. The extent of virus circulation among adults(More)
The differential diagnoses in patients with advanced HIV/AIDS presenting with fever and systemic illness is wide and warrants both infectious and non-infectious considerations. The need to make an early and accurate diagnosis is important to effect correct therapy and thus improve outcome. We describe a patient with several co-morbidities and an unusual(More)
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