By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Ebola news has been plenty this week, particularly in the past couple days. First, a 9-year-old girl from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was diagnosed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) are reporting on an unidentified disease that has caused many deaths in Yeretièlé. According to the information...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews More than 5,600 measles cases were reported during the week ending Aug. 11 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including 141 deaths, from 23 of the 26 provinces...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the malaria epidemic in the African country of Burundi, health officials reported an additional 112,092 cases, including 66 deaths during the week...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a report from late July, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for the African country of Burundi due to an...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Global wild poliovirus total Officially this week, the global total wild poliovirus (WPV1) cases are double what they were in 2018. One case was reported this week...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews South Kivu In Mwenga, four confirmed cases were reported after two individuals (mother and child) had contact with a confirmed case in Beni before travelling south....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A suspected aflatoxicosis outbreak is being reported in Tanzania. The World Health Organization (WHO) was informed of the situation by the Ministry of Health in late...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A confirmed case of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) involving a 42-year-old businessman dealing in cattle has been reported from Kasagama Subcounty, Lyantonde...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Uganda Ministry of Health is reporting an increase in malaria cases in 2019. The cases of malaria have increased by over 400,000 cases when compared with 2018...