By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Uganda Ministry of Health confirms an Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case in Kasese District, according to a news release from Minister of Health, Hon. Aceng Jane Ruth. The confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Measles Health officials with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) report since the beginning of 2019, a total of 87,000 suspected measles cases (1.8 % CFR) through May...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The landlocked African country of Burundi reports a lot of malaria, year in and year out, and during the first five months of 2019, the malaria burden is high once again. From...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 During the week of May 20, ARS Indian Ocean reported an additional 900 dengue fever cases on Reunion. After the epidemic peak in late April (more than 1,300 reported cases per...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The circulation of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) continues in Mayotte. A total of 123 animal and 137 human cases have been reported since the first cases occurred in late November...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ministry of Health (MOH) says the bar of 2,000 cases was passed Sunday, June 2, 2019. In fact, as CIDRAP reports: This outbreak, in...

By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 Three anthrax outbreaks have been reported in the Maseru district of Lesotho, which have affected dozens of cattle, prompting warnings from South Africa authorities. Lesotho...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In an update on the global polio situation, at the twenty-first meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) reports assisting Nigeria health authorities distribute medications to treat Lymphatic filariasis (LF) across 520 Nigerian Local Government...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In an update on the Rift Valley fever (RVF) animal and human outbreaks in Mayotte, ARS Indian Ocean reports since the first cases occurred at the end of November 2018, 121 animal...