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The government of Borno State in north-east Nigeria says 14 people have died and 380 others hospitalized following the latest cholera outbreak. Statistics from the Borno State Ministry of Health indicate...

The World Health Organization (WHO) says at least 432 Nigerians die of tuberculosis daily in a country with second highest disease incidence rate in Africa. WHO Acting Coordinator for Non-Communicable...

The Malawian government has banned the movement and slaughter of all cloven-hoofed animals following an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the Lilongwe local government area. In a statement released...

The Zimbabwean government says the typhoid outbreak in the Midlands city of Gweru has spread to two neighbouring cities and triggered a surge in new cases. At least 10 people have died and 1,500 others...

The World Health Organization (WHO) says Africa records an average of three public health threats per week, with viral haemorrhagic diseases, cholera and measles on top of the list, a senior official has...

The Algerian Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform says 59 out of the 172 patients hospitalized since August 7 have been confirmed positive, and 26 others were negative. In its latest epidemiological...

The Nigerian government says 1,068 people have been infected following an outbreak of Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) in at least 10 local government areas of Borno State. Borno State Commissioner for Health...

The Algerian Ministry of Health says two people have died and 139 others have been hospitalised as a new cholera epidemic spreads through the country. Addressing a press conference in the capital Algiers...

The Namibian Ministry of Health has warned members of the public against shaking hands in order to minimize the spread of the Hepatitis E virus. At least 24 people have died and 3 000 suspected cases...

The World Health Organization (WHO) has presented the Tanzanian government with medicines and equipment for localized Ebola preparedness and the control of malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). In...