Burden of disease maps


Global distribution of sporotrichosis (static map only)

Flavio Queiroz-Telles, Alexandro Bonifaz, John Rossow, Ariya Chindamporn. porothrix and Sporotrichosis. Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences (Elsevier), 2021.  Reference here.). 

Invasive aspergillosis (IA) in COPD (static map only)

Incidence of invasive aspergillosis complicating COPD per 100,000 population.

(Figure is taken from Hammond EE, McDonald CS, Vestbo J, Denning DW. The global impact of Aspergillus infection on COPD. BMC Pulm Med 2020;20:241). For more information go here.


Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA) (Static map only)

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Prevalence of CPA worldwide

The worldwide prevalence of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis is presented here as an interactive map – click on categories in top left of maps to see total population statistics, incidence of CPA annually and over 5 years; and the mortality rate from TB. Click and drag the map to enlarge and hover with mouse to view individual countries.


Recurrent  vulvo-vaginal candidiasis (rVVC) (Static map only)


rVVC map worldwide

Prevalence of rVVC worldwide


Aspergillosis in cystic fibrosis (CF) (Static map only)



Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in CF


Geographical distribution of fungal allergies (static map only)

Fungal allergy represents a worldwide health problem. The world map below (article here), highlights in yellow all countries in which sensitisation to fungi has been described. 

Allergy Map 2015 Twarock et.al
The world map highlights in yellow all countries in which sensitization to fungi has been described


Chromoblastomycosis incidence (static map only)

Chromoblastomycosis figure taken from Santos, et al. (2021) The global burden of chromoblastomycosis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 15(8): e0009611. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.


Mycetoma incidence (static map only)

Mycetoma figure taken from Emery,  D, Denning DW (2020) The global distribution of actinomycetoma and eumycetoma.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 14(9): e0008397. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0008397


Talaromycosis distribution (static map only)

Global distribution of talaromycosis

Figure from Narayanasamy, S. et.al. (2021) A global call for talaromycosis to be recognised as a neglected tropical disease. Lancet Glob Health 2021;9: e1618–22.