The Kenyan Ministry of Health has reported an outbreak of chikungunya in the coastal city of Mombasa. The outbreak started in mid-December 2017 when clinicians observed an increasing number of cases of...

The parasitic disease, amebiasis, is being pointed to as the cause of an outbreak that sent at least 29 people to the hospital and killing one in Tigania West, Meru county in Central Kenya, according...

Four people from the town of Nyeri have been hospitalized with suspected anthrax after consuming tainted meat, according to a Daily Nation report. The four, two brothers and two neighbors, are admitted...

It appears an anthrax-tainted cow served at a feast resulted in some 100 people being treated for the bacterial infection at the Longisa County Referral Hospital in Bomet, according to a Kenyan news...

The World Health Organization is helping the Kenyan Ministry of Health guard against the spread of Marburg Virus Disease from neighbouring Uganda. Health authorities are strengthening preparedness measures...

Lymphatic filariasis is a parasitic disease that is transmitted to humans, like malaria and yellow fever, via a mosquito bite. However, unlike those acute infections, lymphatic filariasis  may not manifest...

In a follow-up on the cholera situation in Kenya (HERE and HERE), the World Health Organization (WHO) reports a total of 1216 suspected cases including 14 deaths (case fatality rate: 1.2%) have been reported...

Since the beginning of the year, Kenya has reported 277 visceral leishmaniasis, or kala-azar cases, including seven deaths from two counties–Marsabit County in the mid-north of the country and Wajir...

In an update in multiple cholera outbreaks in Africa, many countries with ongoing cholera outbreaks in the African Region have observed resurgence in the disease trends in recent weeks. This phenomenon...

Six meat loaders from the city of Thika in eastern Kenya have been hospitalized due to suspected anthrax infections, according to a Daily Nation report. Kiambu County Chief Health Officer, Stephen Njugunasaid...