The major cause of meningitis in Africa has changed in recent years, a study published in EBioMedicine and funded by Meningitis Research Foundation has confirmed. A type of bacterial meningitis called...

UN health officials reported an update on the measles epidemic in Madagascar recently and it shows that the number of cases has risen to 105,170 since September 3, 2019. There were 634 reported deaths...

In a follow-up on the Rift Valley fever (RVF) outbreak on the archipelago of Mayotte, the Agence de Sante Ocean Indian reports (computer translated)  the circulation of RVF continues as the human case...

Nigeria health officials have reported nearly 6,000 measles cases since the beginning of the year, nearly double the number reported in 2018 during the same period. Borno State has been hit the hardest...

Schistosomiasis is an acute and chronic disease caused by trematode parasites, which health authorities say more than 200 million people are infected worldwide and in terms of impact, this disease is...

In an update on the measles epidemic in Madagascar, UN health officials report, 6,607 cases of measles, including 41 deaths in the week ending Feb. 24. This down several thousand cases from the prior...

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the North Kivu and Ituri provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues as country health officials report more cases and deaths. The DRC...

Zombo District, Uganda is located in the eastern part of the country bordering the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Earlier this month, officials with the country’s health ministry reported...

People are infected with Rift Valley Fever virus (RVFV) through contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues of RVFV-infected animals, mainly livestock. In addition, several mosquito species can spread...

Plague is endemic in Madagascar and a seasonal upsurge, predominantly of the bubonic form, usually occurs yearly between September and April. According to the general secretary of the Madagascar Ministry...