The Burundi Ministry of Health declared a malaria epidemic on Mar. 13 due to increased numbers of malaria in the country. In fact, all of the country’s 18 provinces are reporting higher numbers of...

A 35-year old peasant farmer from Kpaku village, Galliness Perri chiefdom, Pujehun district in the southern region of Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with monkeypox, according to UN health officials. The...

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO) announced today that Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will take part in a WHO-coordinated pilot implementation programme that will make the...

In a follow-up to a report last week of a suspected anthrax outbreak among hippos in the Binga District of Zimbabwe, health officials the Ministry of Health and Child Care has recorded nine cases of suspected...

The meningococcal meningitis numbers keep piling up in parts of Nigeria as officials now put the case count at 8,057 suspected cases and 745 deaths as of Monday, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

The health district of Mbaïki in Lobaye prefecture has confirmed one case of monkeypox, according to a Journal De Bangui report (computer translated). According to Dr. Honoré Yangana, head of health...

In a follow-up on the Lassa fever outbreak in West Africa,  one new laboratory confirmed case was reported from Edo state while 9 new suspected cases were reported from Kano (5 cases) and Bauchi (4 cases)...

Officials with the Niger Ministry of Health  notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of a hepatitis E outbreak in the eastern part of the country. The outbreak emerged on Jan. 9 in the Diffa region when...

In a follow-up on the meningococcal meningitis outbreak in several Nigerian states, the number of suspected cases has increased by another 1000 and the death tally has topped 600, according to the Nigeria...

The death of up to 16 hippopotamus in the Binga District of Zimbabwe is being investigated by state officials and anthrax is at the top of the list for the cause of death, according to local media. The...