At least twenty-two people from Tegat Village in Molo were admitted at the Nyayo hospital in Elburgon, with residents fearing they may have contracted anthrax after consuming milk from a sick cow, according...

In a follow-up on the monkeypox situation in Africa in 2018, several countries are still reporting cases in 2019 according to World Health Organization numbers: Central African Republic Three cases, including...

Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall near Beira City in central Mozambique on 14 March 2019. Initial reports indicate over 500 deaths, 1,500 injured and significant damage to infrastructure in Beira and...

In a follow-up on the dengue outbreak on the island of Reunion, health officials report an additional 682 confirmed cases the week of Mar. 11, bringing the total to 3,048 cases since January 1. Dengue...

In an update on the Rift Valley fever (RVF) situation in Mayotte, health officials report 114 human cases have been reported since November 2018. Since the beginning of the health alert, human cases have...

Since the beginning of 2019, 17 cases of measles have been reported in Mayotte, including 15 in children under 2 years of age. This recrudescence occurs in a context of circulation of the disease in metropolitan...

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported (computer translated) 29 new Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in the past two days, the largest 2-day spike since the outbreak...

A new paper published in Lancet Infectious Diseases describes the characteristics of the large urban plague epidemic in Madagascar in the latter half of 2017. Madagascar accounts for 75% of global plague...

Here’s a snapshot at some infectious disease outbreaks in Africa: Plague in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) The DRC Ministry of Health reported four deceased suspected cases of pneumonic...

Nigerian health officials reported 23 new confirmed Lassa fever cases in the past week, bringing the outbreak total to 495 confirmed positive since the beginning of the year. The new case were reported...