By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The National Institute of Communicable Diseases in South Africa is reporting an outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae at the neonatal unit at Tembisa...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Zimbabwe are reporting some 177 cattle have died from anthrax while 87 people were treated for the disease in various clinics and hospitals in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the chikungunya situation in Djibouti,  on the Horn of Africa, a report in the Djiboutian Human Village magazine states (computer translated) that...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews  Nigerian health officials reported two additional confirmed monkeypox cases in December 2019, one each in Rivers and Imo states, bringing the total for the year...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials have issued a alert in the town of Ayos in Eastern Cameroon due to a fatal monkeypox case, according to a media report. The case was discovered on...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since the middle of December 2019, Benin health authorities starting reporting meningitis cases. The situation quickly turned into an outbreak with 77 cases, including...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in Zimbabwe report at least three human anthrax cases in the Mahusekwa, Marondera district in Zimbabwe, according to a IOL report. The three people are...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of measles fatalities in the world’s worst measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has topped 6,000, according to the World Health...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the malaria epidemic in the African country of Burundi, health officials report a cumulative total of 8,571,897 malaria cases including 3,170 deaths...

In a follow-up on the diphtheria outbreak in Alsunta locality in South Darfur State, Sudan, the Ministry of Health in South Darfur State is now reporting 80 cases of confirmed diphtheria, including 10...