The Government of Nigeria is reported more than 600 cholera cases in Kukawa Local Government Area (LGA) in Borno State over the past month. Since Feb. 13, 608 cases including 3 deaths have been reported....

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that Egypt eliminated lymphatic filariasis (LF) as a public health problem. This is a first in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. Egypt’s success...

In a follow-up to a February Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) travel notice concerning Listeriosis in South Africa, in light of the new information of the outbreak being linked to ready-to-eat...

Officials with Sante Publique France are reporting a dengue fever epidemic on in the Indian Ocean, according to a recent news release (computer translated). Since the beginning of the year, 193 indigenous...

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), from 1st January to 11th March 2018, a total of 1386 suspected Lassa fever cases have been reported, including 114 deaths (365/81 laboratory...

In a follow-up on the Rift Valley fever (RVF) situation in South Sudan, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries has declared a Rift Valley fever outbreak today in Yirol East,...

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported Friday that three vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) strains were isolated from environmental samples collected on 4 and 11 January 2018, in Banadir...

Since December 2017 five human cases of rabies have been confirmed in South Africa. These cases were recorded in patients from Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu Natal (two cases) and the Eastern Cape. Another...

The Rift Valley fever (RVF) outbreak in Eastern Lakes State, South Sudan has grown to 32 cases and four deaths, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) update published this week. During the...

Since the beginning of the year,  a total of 1121 suspected Lassa fever cases, including 110 fatalities have  been reported from 18 Nigerian states. Most cases have been found in Edo and Ondo states...