The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now recommending antimalarials for travelers to the Waterberg region of Limpopo Province, including resort areas in South Africa. On March 9, 2018,...

Since the beginning of 2017, South Africa has been experiencing a listeriosis outbreak. Between 1 January 2017 through 14 March 2018, 978 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases have been reported to...

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is reporting that the latest data shows that the number of new confirmed and probable cases has been falling for five consecutive weeks; however, this should...

The Carter Center, along with South Sudan’s health minister, Dr. Riek Gai Kok announced today that South Sudan has succeeded in interrupting transmission of Guinea worm disease. As of the end of February...

UN health officials reported this week that during the week ending Mar. 4, three suspected cases of monkeypox were reported in Bria town in Haute-Kotto Prefecture, Central African Republic (CAR). Samples...

The World Health Organization has reached out to 16 African nations–Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria,...

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health has interrupted transmission of river blindness in two large states and as a result will stop mass drug administration (MDA) of ivermectin (Mectizan®) in 2018. About...

The outbreak of hepatitis E that started in Sept. 2017 in Windhoek, Namibia continues, with a steady decline in trend. To date, a cumulative total of 957 cases and 10 deaths have been reported through...

Namibia health officials are reporting a confirmed case of Listeriosis in a 41-year-old man from Tsumeb town in Oshikoto Region. The patient with a known chronic co-morbidity, was admitted to a private...

Thousands of Refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo have continued to infiltrate the country despite the already ongoing influx, and the recent cholera outbreak in refugee settlements. Uganda Red...