By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The South Africa National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported on the death of 43-year-old man in Klerksdorp, North West Province due to tick bite fever. The timeline...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in South Africa, the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) reports the number of measles cases in the country is rising....

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that a number of countries in Africa are experiencing measles outbreaks and says all travelers to Africa, including...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in South Africa,  the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) reports From 01 September to 30 November 2022, 99 laboratory-confirmed...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 More than 7 million people aged 6 months to 60 years are expected for the yellow fever vaccination campaign in the province of South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). These...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A new, single-dose, oral treatment for sleeping sickness is as effective as current treatments and could be a key factor in eliminating disease transmission by 2030, suggests a new...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Kenya Ministry of Health issued a communication to all County Directors of Health on a multicounty cholera outbreak on October 19. The first cases of Vibrio cholerae -01 Ogawa...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Uganda health officials reported today an additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case and death, the first in eleven days. According to a tweet earlier today, the Ministry of Health...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in South Africa, the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) reports 71 cases of measles with laboratory confirmation between September...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A cholera outbreak has been ongoing in Ethiopia since 27 August 2022, according to the World Health Organization.  The index case was reported from Bekay Kebele, Harana Buluk Woreda...