By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A confirmed case of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) involving a 42-year-old businessman dealing in cattle has been reported from Kasagama Subcounty, Lyantonde...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Uganda Ministry of Health is reporting an increase in malaria cases in 2019. The cases of malaria have increased by over 400,000 cases when compared with 2018...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Republic of Congo Health officials are reporting a declining trend in chikungunya cases in the Republic of Congo. The Ministry of Health declared an outbreak in February...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The global polio total has increased by five in the past week as Pakistan reported additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1). The five cases were reported in Bannu...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In Madagascar, there is a “plague season” which occurs every year, usually between September and April. Well, we’re not even half way through August...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Disease outbreaks continue to plague Kenya and according to the Ministry of Health, outbreaks of cholera and measles continue in the country. In addition, Kenya is...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the suspect yellow fever outbreak in Izzi Local Government Area (LGA) in Ebonyi State in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Ongoing outbreaks of Lassa fever and monkeypox in Nigeria has prompted the continuance of travel notices issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews During the past two weeks, at least 16 persons have died in an outbreak of yellow fever in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State in southern Nigeria, according...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since our last report on the measles outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) at the end of June, the outbreak total has increased by some 17,000 cases. According...