A new risk assessment model for the transmission of Ebola accurately predicted its spread into the Republic of Uganda, according to the Kansas State University researchers who developed it. Caterina Scoglio,...

In a follow-up on the infectious disease situation in Mozambique since cyclone Idai struck some 100 days ago, government officials report on the latest on the cholera and malaria outbreaks. No cholera...

Nigerian health officials say there are no Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in the country, debunking false messages being circulated on social media. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Democratic Republic of the Congo The latest on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)...

Angola reported it’s first circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) from Cambulo district of Lunda Notre province. This district borders areas in the Democratic Republic of the  Congo...

Health officials in Kenya are reporting that lab tests on a female patient isolated at the Kericho County Referral Hospital does not have Ebola. Earlier, the country was on high alert as  the 36-year-old...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health officials report an additional 7500 suspect cases in the past two weeks, bringing...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Democratic Republic of the Congo Since the beginning of the epidemic in August 2018, the cumulative number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases is 2,148, 2,054 confirmed and 94...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Uganda Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) situation, the Health Ministry is now battling rumors and fake news of EVD cases in other areas of the country. In a notice...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Council of the Environment and Health and Technological Risks (CODERST), the Prefect of Reunion has just authorized by a prefectural order the Institute for Research for Development...