At least 113 human rabies cases were recorded in Angola’s Luanda province through Nov. 2016, according to the head of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the municipality of Cacuaco, José...

In 2016, only three countries ― Chad, Ethiopia, and South Sudan, reported a total of 25 human cases of Guinea worm disease. For the first time, Mali reported none. In 2015, four countries ― Chad, Ethiopia,...

In a follow-up to a report earlier this week concerning an anthrax outbreak affecting Western Province, Zambia, Western Province Minister Nathaniel Mubukwanu reports at least 17 people have been hospitalized...

In early December 2016, the Ministry of Health (MoH) in Madagascar alerted WHO of a suspected plague outbreak in Befotaka district, Atsimo Atsinanana region in the south-eastern part of the country. The...

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Zambian Fisheries and Livestock officials announced there is a anthrax outbreak in cattle currently affecting five districts in Western Province, according to a Times of Zambia report. Minister Michael...

On Wednesday, The Minister of Public Health and Population in the Central African Republic (CAR),  Fernande Ndjengbot announced the end of the epidemics of cholera and monkeypox in the country, according...

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In the past two-plus months, Zimbabwe has seen an outbreak of typhoid fever that has resulted in more than 2200 suspected cases and at least nine deaths, according to local media. According to Health...

More than 100 measles cases were reported since November, including 20 deaths in children in Nuba Mountains region in South Kordofan, Sudan, according to Tutu Mustafa, Secretary of Health in the Nuba...

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Officials in the Zimbabwe capital of Harare have confirmed the death of a 12-year-old girl due to likely typhoid, according to local media reports. In addition to the fatality, Council spokesperson Michael...

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa released the following news release on Friday (computer translated) concerning Angola officially declaring the end of yellow fever epidemic: Angolan...