By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Liberia has reported a higher Case Fatality Rate (CFR) among confirmed Lassa fever cases this year to date compared to the previous five years, according to the World...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the monkeypox case recently confirmed in Dallas, Texas, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a DON Tuesday with some additional details: On...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Two yellow fever cases in individuals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) tested positive by Plaque Reduction Neutralization Test (PRNT) at Centre Pasteur...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nigerian health officials continue to report an increase in cholera cases across the country. In the week ending July 11, eight states and Federal Capital Territory...

A public health advisory to members of the public was issued by Nigerian health authorities this week ahead of events to mark Eid-el-Kabir. This is based on the high risk of spread of COVID—19 in Nigeria...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In 2017, Nigeria detected its first monkeypox case in 39 years. Since September 2017, Nigeria has been experiencing the largest monkeypox outbreak in the country’s...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 716,494 suspected cases of typhoid fever, including 198 deaths, were recorded in selected health zones of the Democratic...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since the beginning of the year, Ituri province in northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reported a total of 117 suspected cases of bubonic and pulmonary...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nigeria reports detecting a confirmed case with the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant, also known as lineage B.1.617.2. The variant was detected in a traveler to Nigeria,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care, with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the vaccine alliance and the United Nations Children’s...