Oscar Nkala

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Humanitarian medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has opened an Ebola treatment center in Mangina, the epicenter of the latest cholera outbreak in North Kivu...

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) says 6,382 autochthonous cases of Dengue fever have been confirmed in the French overseas territory of Reunion since January. The Reunion...

Five people have died while 350 others have tested positive for typhoid in Gweru, the third largest city in Zimbabwe. Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa said residents who contracted...

The government of Mozambique has announced the launch of a large-scale preventive vaccination campaign against cholera in the north of the country. During the month-long campaign, medical teams will administer...

The Ethiopian government has launched a preventive measles vaccination campaign that has an immunization target of 928,000 children aged between 6 months and 15 years. In a statement, the Ministry of...

The Rwandan government says 154 cows have died of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) since the confirmation of the outbreak early in June. In a RVF situation update issued on Friday, the Ministry of Agriculture...

The Liberian government has reported eleven new suspected cases of measles from at least eight counties. According to the Liberia Early Warning Disease Surveillance Bulletin for the week ending July...

The Nigerian government has launched the Viral Hepatitis Health Facility Directory, an easily accessible public guide with information on the location of health facilities that provide Hepatitis treatment...

The World Health Organization (WHO) says the cholera outbreak that has affected Nigeria since the beginning of the year is now ‘under control’ at least 4 of the 17 affected local government areas. In...

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has reported the outbreak of an unknown disease that has infected 25 people and killed an unknown number since it was reported on May 11. An outbreak notice from...