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...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Health officials in Nigeria continue to report monkeypox in 2019. During the month of November, eight cases were reported (7 suspected and one confirmed (Oyo State). No deaths...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued travel notices for Africa and Asia because of polio outbreaks in a number of countries on each continent. Polio...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pakistan Pakistan reported three additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases this past week–one from Sindh province and two from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province....