The number of human H5N1 avian influenza cases in Egypt have seen a spike during the past month with 17 cases reported in the north African country since mid-November. The latest case, number 21 according...

The top of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) webpage last week stated the following fact: For the first time ever, no cases of wild poliovirus have been reported in Africa in the last 4 months.  That...

The southern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) province of Katanga is seeing its share of problems including instability, violence and hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people. However,...

The number of human H5N1 avian influenza (AI) cases continue their spike in Egypt as health ministry officials advise of the 17th case of the year in three year old child from Sohag Governorate, according...

The West African country of Guinea-Bissau is reporting they have a suspected case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in a Guinean who crossed the border, according to a Oeild Afrique report (computer translated). Health...

In an update to the Madagascar plague outbreak,  L’Express de Madagascar (computer translated) reports the number of cases have risen to 189, up from 138 on Nov. 25. In addition, the number of...

As the number of confirmed, probable, and suspected cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the three West African countries with “widespread and intense transmission” gets closer to the 18,000...

The number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in Sierra Leone has hit a new level as the West African country surpassed Liberia with the most cases from any one country. As of 6 December, 7,798 Ebola...

As pointed out on this website–HERE and HERE— and on my radio show after reports of a plague outbreak on the island nation of Madagascar recently, that plague is endemic in the country, in...

Since 2000, the number of malaria deaths in Africa and worldwide have decreased significantly, according to new data published in the World Malaria Report 2014. However, the report notes despite the great...