The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control  (NCDC) is reporting a suspected outbreak of yellow fever in Edo State. Following the report of an outbreak of fever of unknown origin...

A yellow fever vaccination campaign was rolled out yesterday in Nigeria, in which some 26 million people will be targeted through Dec. 1. The vaccination will be for people within 9 months to 44 years...

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ministry of Health (MOH) recorded 13 more new cases of Ebola bringing the cumulative number of cases is 386. Of this total, 339 are confirmed and 47 are probable. In...

Reductions in malaria cases have stalled after several years of decline globally, according to the new World malaria report 2018. For the second consecutive year, the annual report produced by WHO reveals...

The cholera outbreak in Cameroon is persisting and the Far North Region has shown a rapid increase in incidence cases in the last two weeks. From 2-9 November 2018, the Far North Region recorded 106 new...

The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive scientific opinion of fexinidazole, the first all-oral treatment that has been shown to be...

The Ethiopian Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners, today started a second vaccination campaign to protect high-risk populations against yellow fever....

This week, Sudan’s Federal Ministry of Health, with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)  launched a three-day subnational immunization...

The dengue fever outbreak in Senegal continues, with the disease being confirmed in new districts. As of 3 November 2018, the cumulative number of suspected cases is 2,123, of which 216 are confirmed. ...

In an update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituru provinces in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the Ministry of Health reported the death toll in the outbreak...