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Dr. Jeffery Deal departs today from Charleston en route to the Republic of Liberia, responding to a request from the office of the president of Liberia for assistance in fighting the deadly Ebola virus. Deal...

The number of new cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) continues to climb in West Africa, according to information from the World Health Organization (WHO). Between 14 and 16 August 2014, a total of 113...

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has reported an increase of meningococcal meningitis cases during the first week of August, according to their Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin. Increasing...

The Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care says a new outbreak of typhoid, a waterborne disease, has killed nine people while 370 fresh cases were reported in Harare, Mutare and Chegutu, according...

Poor sanitation and overcrowded health facilities are being blamed for a cholera outbreak in Ghana’s capital city of Accra, according to an AFP report via ReliefWeb. The outbreak of cholera, which...

Between 12 and 13 August 2014, a total of 152 new cases of Ebola virus disease (laboratory-confirmed, probable, and suspect cases) as well as 76 deaths were reported from Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra...

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today convened a United Nations system-wide coordination meeting in response to the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which is now affecting more than 1 million people...

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak that began in Guinea this March has sickened 510 and killed 377 people to date and today the government in the West African country declared the outbreak a “health...

The number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases and fatalities continued to climb on 10 and 11 August 2014, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) today. A total of 128 new cases of Ebola virus...

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West Africa is experiencing the largest, most severe and most complex outbreak of Ebola virus disease in history. Ebola outbreaks can be contained using available interventions like early detection and...