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Nearly 120 schoolchildren from two schools in Upper Egypt’s Sohag governorate have contracted chickenpox, according to a Cairo Post report. The report states that 119 kids from the Bayt Khalaf school,...

Health authorities warn of the possibility of a dengue fever and typhoid outbreak in Nampula province in the north of the country, according to a Rádio Moçambique report (computer translated). The...

Multiple health agencies will be launching the Phase III trial for the Ebola vaccine, VSV-EBOV, in Guinea on Saturday, according to the World Health Organization. According to reports, the initial...

Health officials in the north-western state of Kebbi have reported at least 42 fatalities, or a quarter of the 154 people infected from the five local government areas (LGA) reporting cases. In addition, 58...

The Southeast African country has been experiencing a cholera epidemic since late December and the total case count is now over 4,500. According to an RFI report (computer translated), the outbreak has...

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A total of 99 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) were reported in the week to 22 Feb 2015, according to a World Health Organization Update. Guinea reported 35 new confirmed cases. Cases...

In addition to the plethora of health issues in Liberia, Ebola being at the top, another highly infectious disease is threatening young children, according to a blog post by the International Rescue Committee...

The acute viral illness, Lassa fever, is no stranger to the west African country of Nigeria where the disease is endemic. In fact, during the previous two years, Nigeria has recorded more than 2,200 cases...

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UNICEF Malawi is on high alert following a cholera outbreak in the southern border areas, where highly-populated camps for people displaced by the floods are located. In January, 15 districts across Malawi...

As of yesterday, more than 500 people were confirmed admitted to designated treatment centres after being diagnosed with typhoid, the Health Ministry reports. The source of the bacterial outbreak is...