By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews When you think of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in 2019, the first outbreak that naturally come to your mind is the ongoing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The world’s largest measles outbreak reached 299,586 cases through Dec 15 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The number of measles-related fatalities ...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A second fatal human Rift Valley fever (RVF) case in recent weeks was reported in Uganda. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the second confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the malaria situation in Burundi in 2019, the World Health Organization reports a progressive increase in cases in the past year across all 46 districts...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 UN health officials report the  number of plague cases reported in Madagascar in 2019 has remained below the 5-year average. Since 5 August 2019, 88 plague cases have been...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Sudan health officials continue to report additional chikungunya cases with 17 cases reported during the week ending December 14. In 2019, 243 chikungunya cases have been reported,...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Nigeria The World Health Organization (WHO) is reporting a three-fold increase in yellow fever cases in 2019, compared to 2018. There have been cases reported in parts of the...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Health officials continue to report cases of the parasitic disease, Leishmaniasis in Kenya. During the week ending December 8, officials saw 34 additional cases. This brings...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 UN health officials reported nearly an additional 10,000 measles cases in week 48 this year, bringing the outbreak total to 280,677, the most cases reported in any single country...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Health officials in Sudan are reporting an outbreak of diphtheria that began in August. From that time to date, Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) Sudan has seen a total of 63...