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...

Egyptian health authorities have confirmed an additional human case of H5N1 avian influenza (AI) in a 2-year-old child from Sohag governorate, according to a Forbes report (computer translated). The...

The number of human H5N1 avian influenza cases continue to climb in Egypt this month as the Egyptian Health ministry announced the ninth and tenth case of the dangerous disease in a press release today...

Now that it has been more than 42 days since the Spanish health care worker infected while caring for a patient with Ebola Virus Disease in Madrid tested negative twice and was discharged from hospital,...

Following up on reports yesterday of four new human H5N1 avian influenza (AI) cases, including three deaths in Egypt, local media reports on an additional case from Minya governorate (computer translated). The...

The Egyptian Ministry of Health (MOH) is reporting four additional human cases of H5N1 avian influenza, where three of the cases resulted in death, according to a MOH statement (computer translated). The...

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An estimated 1.1 million HIV infections among children under 15 have been averted, as new cases declined by over 50 per cent between 2005 and 2013, according to data released by UNICEF today ahead of World...

The Sudanese federal ministry of health (MOH) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) noted in a joint “Situation Report” that the number of cases of the serious mosquito borne viral disease,...