By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Three additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases were reported in Equateur province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), bringing the outbreak total to 77 total cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to rise, with increasing new confirmed cases along with...

Since the beginning of 2020 to date, Ituri Province, in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reported a total of 75 cases and 17 deaths (CFR 22.7%) in 5 health zones, namely Aungba, Linga,...

Resistance to artemisinin, the main component of the current antimalarial treatments recommended by WHO, is already widespread in South-East Asia, but it had not previously been described in Africa. Scientists...

Children who receive sustained treatment against common parasitic infections grow up to achieve a higher standard of living, with long-lasting health and economic benefits extending to their communities,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The West African country of Guinea reported the first polio cases in the country. According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, eight circulating vaccine-derived...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews COVID-19 The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) in South Africa reported 10,129 new cases today, bringing the country total to 503,290 confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) measles outbreak continues as health officials report an additional 850 measles cases including 6 deaths (CFR 0.7%) across...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) says the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is escalating, with increasing...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the latest World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa situation report on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Equateur Province, western Democratic...