NewsDesk @bactiman63 Last week, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their Global Measles Outbreaks page, which lists the top 10 countries with measles outbreaks for January...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the measles outbreak that started on 13 December 2021 in Liberia, continues with an increasing trend. A total of 5,923 suspected...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 ARS Reunion reports four cases of diphtheria on the island since the beginning of the year– a teenager and three adults over the age of 55 who have not travelled. Typically,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Monkeypox From 1 January – 28 July 2022, the Democratic Republic of the Congo reported 2,266 suspected including 163 confirmed cases from 116 health zones across 20 provinces....

NewsDesk @bactiman63 According to a email to ProMED Mail on July 31, officials with the Plague Surveillance and Control Center (CSLP), Bunia, DRC report 537 suspected plague cases in the health zone of...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on a wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) case reported in Mozambique’s north-eastern Tete province in May, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reported this...

As Chief Medical Director at the Sokoto Noma Children’s Hospital in the northwest corner of Nigeria, Dr Shafiu Isah dedicates his days to treating children suffering from a neglected disease that few...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Liberia confirmed a case of monkeypox on July 23 through the National Public Health Reference Laboratory in the country. An outbreak has been declared. The case is a 43-year-old...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The chief doctor of the Kasaï-Oriental Provincial Health Division, Nestor Tshiteku said about the measles outbreak in the province Tuesday: “Today, we are at 2,538 cases including...

On a follow-up on our report of a suspected third Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) case in Ghana, Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tweeted today: Two more people...