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...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nigeria has been declared free of wild poliovirus as has the entire African continent, according to UN health officials. Dr Walter Kazadi Mulumbo, WHO Nigeria Country...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews COVID-19 The Uganda Ministry of Health reported Sunday that the country registered the highest number COVID-19 cases at 318 in a single day. The breakdown of the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews  On January 24, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) declared a Lassa fever outbreak. By May 10, the country had reported their 1,000th case–the largest...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of cases in the ongoing Ebola outbreak in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reached 100, a near two-fold increase in a little over five...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of  Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases increased by seven, bringing the total to 96 cases reported (including 92 confirmed and 4 probable) in Equateur province,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported one additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case and an additional death, bringing the outbreak total in Équateur Province,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Aug. 12, health officials reported a Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in Senegal. The case was detected as part of the epidemiological surveillance system...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported (computer translated) two new confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Sudanese Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of poliomyelitis on Aug. 9 after the confirmation of two vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) in South Darfur ((in...