Ugandan health officials have confirmed that a health worker has died of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) at the end of December, according to a Daily Monitor report. This is part of an outbreak...

The Togo government confirmed last week a Lassa fever case reported in Doufelgou district in the north of the country, according to a Agence de Press Africaine report (computer translated). This was...

Health officials in Bani Walid Municipality in northwest Libya are reporting an outbreak of the disfiguring parasitic disease, leishmaniasis, according to a local media report. 290 cases have been reported...

Samaritan’s Purse will soon open a treatment center in northeast Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in response to an Ebola virus disease outbreak that has killed more than 300 people. This recent...

Three people have been hospitalized in Chuka County, Kenya after eating tainted meat. The individuals are being treated for suspected anthrax and are in critical condition, according to a local news report. In...

In a follow-up on the monkeypox situation in Nigeria in 2018,  health officials continue to report sporadic cases of monkeypox since the beginning of 2018. For the period of November 14 – December...

An American providing care for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) patients in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is headed to the University of Nebraska Medical Center after a possible exposure. According...

In a follow-up on the dengue fever outbreak in Senegal, the Ministry of Health and Social Action announced this week (computer translated) that the dengue epidemic that started in mid-September is now...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Madagascar, local media reports (computer translated) the outbreak case total has risen to 15,049 cases since Oct. 1. About 65% of these cases were reported in...

Meningococcal meningitis is a bacterial form of meningitis, a serious infection of the thin lining that surrounds the brain and spinal cord and can cause severe brain damage. Meningococcal meningitis is...