Congo Since mid-March, the Congo Ministry of Health reported a suspected cholera outbreak in Likouala Department, located in the northern part of the country. In a related event, health authorities...

Officials with Public Health France reported nearly 400 confirmed or probable dengue cases in the past week, bringing the outbreak total to 1388 indigenous cases reported since 1st January 2018. The...

In a follow-up on the rabies situation in South Africa, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reports a total of six laboratory confirmed human cases of rabies in South Africa for 2018...

A new prion disease has been discovered in dromedaries in the Ouargla region of Algeria. The study is the result of an international collaboration conducted by a team of researchers from the Department...

The island of Réunion is located in the Indian Ocean, 700 kilometers east of the island of Madagascar , and 200 kilometers South-West of Mauritius. Since the beginning of the year, the French overseas...

The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa recently reported updated meningitis numbers for the countries of the African Meningitis Belt and surrounding areas. For the first three months...

According to a post on the Liberia Ministry of Health Facebook page yesterday, Acting Health Minister Norwu declared an outbreak of monkeypox. Nigerian news source, Vanguard, reported today that Liberia’s...

Nigerian health officials recorded eight new confirmed Lassa fever cases in the past week, putting the country’s total to 408 confirmed  and 9 probable cases since the beginning of the year. In...

Public Health France has reported an additional 167 autochthonous, or locally transmitted dengue fever cases during the past week on Réunion Island, bringing the total cases to 755 since the beginning...

Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF...