By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews A three-day polio vaccination campaign took place in the province of Lunda Norte, according to Angolan press. The campaign vaccinated 205,688 children between...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Kisumu County, Kenya government is reporting a suspected anthrax outbreak that has sickened a half dozen and killed one, according to a Citizen TV report. We have cases...

By Robert Herriman   @infectiousdiseasenews To put it straight, the humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is just plain bad…horrible. The crisis is complex –large,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Rift Valley fever (RVF) outbreak in Mayotte, health officials are reporting a sharp decline in human and animal cases in recent weeks. The outbreak, which...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews An outbreak of dengue fever has been ongoing in Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) since January 2019, with the upscale urban districts of Abidjan city being the most...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Five additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases have been confirmed in Pakistan this past week, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Two cases...

By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews Although the number of dengue cases reported in this year’s Reunion epidemic has decreased significantly in the past month and a half–about 300...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that great progress has occurred in the battle against the bacterial neglected tropical disease, trachoma....

A new risk assessment model for the transmission of Ebola accurately predicted its spread into the Republic of Uganda, according to the Kansas State University researchers who developed it. Caterina Scoglio,...

In a follow-up on the infectious disease situation in Mozambique since cyclone Idai struck some 100 days ago, government officials report on the latest on the cholera and malaria outbreaks. No cholera...