All mosquitoes are not created equal. Different species of the flying pest thrive at various temperature ranges and transmit different diseases. From this starting point, a Stanford-led paper for the first...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Cases of chikungunya have been rising rapidly in Chad in the past weeks, suggesting a heavy vector load in the city of Abéché, the most affected area of the country. In...

In a follow-up on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), officials report the outbreak continues to spread in the province. As of September...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) African regional office reported two additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases Saturday in in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews UN health officials are reporting a chikungunya outbreak in Chad, in north-central Africa. Between August 14 and 26, 6,163 cases and no deaths were recorded at the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) announced last week that the West African nation of Togo has eliminated human African trypanosomiasis or “sleeping sickness”...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Ebola The World Health Organization (WHO) African regional office said Friday that there has been an additional confirmed Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case reported in...

An international study reveals how future climate change could affect malaria transmission in Africa over the next century. Malaria is a climate sensitive disease; it thrives where it is warm and wet enough...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) Africa Region reported two additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) saw another 1,000 total monkeypox cases in the past month, rising from 2,591 cases on July 5 to 3,567 on August 9, according...