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Late last week, the Associated Press reported of a leaked World Health Organization (WHO) document that described and acknowledged the failures of the response to the West Africa Ebola outbreak. In...

Months ago, while Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF) was up to their elbows in the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa and were shouting from the rooftops: “THIS...

Forty-two days have now passed since the last contact of Senegal’s single confirmed case of Ebola virus disease completed the requisite 21-day monitoring period, under medical supervision, developed...

In a follow-up to the Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) situation in Uganda, health officials are reporting no new cases have been detected to date. This follows on the heels of the Marburg virus death of Ugandan...

What is the situation in West Africa with the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak? These three statements by the World Health Organization (WHO) today pretty much sums it up: “There is evidence of...

A battle has been raging on between the Kenyan government and the Catholic Church for the past week or so over a planned, week-long Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Vaccination Campaign in the African country. The...

With the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria and Senegal, we have some good news and some not so good news from the World Health Organization (WHO). First the...

Kenyan health officials say that a woman who bled out and died at Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) tested negative for both the Ebolavirus and Marburgvirus, according to Kenya news...

The confirmed case and death of a Ugandan health worker from Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) has got the attention from neighboring countries as preventive measures are being increased to prevent Marburg into...

In a follow-up to the fatal case of Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) in Kampala, Uganda reported on Oct. 5, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports as of today, a total of 146 contacts have been identified...