The Federal Government Girls College (FGGC), Imiringi in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State closed their doors Friday in the wake of a cholera outbreak that sickened at least 11 students, according...

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In a follow-up to a report last week concerning an outbreak of meningococcal meningitis in Kebbi State in north-western Nigeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) released an update on the situation...

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British health officials have confirmed that a UK military healthcare worker in Sierra Leone has contracted Ebola Virus Disease(EVD). A Public Health England spokesperson said, “We can confirm...

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The WHO Director-General has commissioned a panel of outside independent experts to undertake an assessment on all aspects of WHO’s response in the Ebola outbreak. This is in response to a resolution...

Egypt is setting records, unfortunately the record is the most human cases of influenza A(H5N1) virus infection reported in one month since 2003. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported in a March...

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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...