The death of up to 16 hippopotamus in the Binga District of Zimbabwe is being investigated by state officials and anthrax is at the top of the list for the cause of death, according to local media. The...

In a follow-up on the meningitis outbreak in Nigeria, since the beginning of this year, the country has reported 4637 suspected cases and 489 deaths across five states (Zamfara, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto...

The malaria outbreak continues at a breakneck speed in the East African country of Burundi, according to the latest data.  Between 01 January 2017 and 26 March 2017, a total of 2,600,409 clinical malaria...

As of April 5, Nigerian health officials have reported a total of 3,959 meningococcal meningitis cases (181 confirmed) with 438 deaths, including two in the largest city, Lagos. This is up from 2,997...

The international humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), along with the Guinean Ministry of Health, is launching today a large-scale measles vaccination campaign...

There have been 6 confirmed cases of measles in Johannesburg, as at 15 March 2017. The cases were mostly primary school children, previously unvaccinated against measles. Additionally there has been one...

In a follow-up on the meningitis outbreak in Nigeria that began in Zamfara state in December 2016, as of Apr. 3, a total of 2,997 meningococcal meningitis cases with 336 deaths have been reported with...

On March 13, the Burundi government declared a malaria outbreak and the data on the outbreak shows the cases continue to mount in the East African country. According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), the...

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) of Cameroon reported in mid-February cases of acute fever and rash syndrome of unknown etiology being reported from the Far North and North regions of the country. The...

The cholera outbreak in Mozambique has now reached 1400 cases since January.  The bulk of the cases have been reported from Maputo city and province (398), Nampula (296) and 537 in Tete province. Three...