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By Marcos Vinicius Malveira de Lima The number of confirmed cases of toxoplasmosis in Santa Maria, in the Central Region of Rio Grande do Sul, rose to 569, according to a report released Monday (June...

By Oscar Nkala Scientists at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) have come up with a new drug they believe is much safer and superior to Fansidar in the management of malaria among pregnant women. KEMRI...

By Oscar Nkala The Botswana Ministry of Health and Wellness has warned the public of ‘potential safety issues’ arising from the use of anti-retroviral drug Dolutegravir (DTG) among pregnant women. In...

By Oscar Nkala The number of cumulative Monkeypox cases in Cameroon has risen to 16 since the detection of the first two cases in the North-West region on April 30. In its latest analysis of the disease...

By Oscar Nkala The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reported the outbreak of an undiagnosed disease that has affected 14, killed 8 and left 6 children under the age of 10 hospitalised since it was first...

By Oscar Nkala Tissue samples taken from at least 100 cattle have tested positive for infection as a new outbreak of the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) spreads across north-eastern Zambia. In a disease...

By Oscar Nkala The Namibian government has released a new epidemiological update report indicating that the number of laboratory-confirmed Hepatitis E cases has risen to 11 in the period between January...

By NSF International Controlling Legionnaires’ disease will require a universal, preventive-based approach by a bevy of stakeholders ranging from building owners to hospital administrators, from public...

By Ian M. Mackay, PhD What is HTLV-1? HTLV-1 is a human delta retrovirus assigned to the genusDeltaretrovirus, species Primate T-lymphotropic virus 1 [5]. It was first described in 1980.[10] Soon thereafter...

As winter approaches, increasing cases of infectious diseases like respiratory infectious disease have been reported globally. In China, the healthcare systems of many provinces remind people to pay attention...