By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) reported globally so far in 2020 is now 67 as Afghanistan and Pakistan report additional cases this week. In Afghanistan,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Ecohealth Alliance are reporting a plague cluster in the Ituri endemic focus of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The notification was published...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the 11th Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in Équateur Province, the DRC CMRE reports since the start...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nigerian health authorities reported an additional 501 COVID-19 cases Saturday from 24 states, bringing the country total to 15,682. Eight more fatalities were reported...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a second Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the Équateur Province in the western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reported on June 1,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to be in a humanitarian crisis–massive flooding in some areas affecting hundreds of thousands of people...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews As the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) attempts top wind down the nearly two-year long Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the north eastern part of the country,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), no new cases were reported during the week May 20-26. Since the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a post from April, officials in Ethiopia are reporting at least seven suspected human cases of dracunculiasis, or Guinea worm infections, in recent...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) reported receiving On 28 April 2020, WHO received information regarding a confirmed yellow fever case in Mango village, Oti district,...