In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Kassala State, Sudan, the total cases of the mosquito-borne viral infection has topped 11,000, according to a Reuters report. This number is nearly double...

In a follow-up on the Zimbabwe cholera outbreak, the Ministry of Health and Child Care of Zimbabwe says the cholera outbreak that was officially declared earlier this month remains persistent. As of 21...

Two cases of monkeypox were confirmed in the UK on the 7 and 11 September 2018, in people with recent travel history to Nigeria, as you may recall. So what is the monkeypox situation in Africa year to...

Health officials reported one new confirmed case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in a village at the shores of Lake Albert at the border to Uganda. This new confirmed case has been in contact with EVD in...

The Borno State Ministry of Health reported an additional 125 suspected cases of cholera on Friday, including two new fatalities in Jere and Ngala local government areas (LGA). This brings the total number...

In an update on the plague situation in Madagascar, the Ministry of Health is now reporting plague has affected eight districts in the country–Central Highlands, Ambalavao, Ambatofinandrahana, Ambositra,...

The Madagascar Ministry of Health reported (computer translated) yesterday of nine suspect cases of human plague, including two deaths in four regions since August 1. The deaths include a pneumonic plague...

The Sudan Federal Ministry of Health has reported more than 6,200 chikungunya cases in the current outbreak in Sudan’s northeastern state of Kassala, according to a Radio Danaga report last week. However,...

In a follow-up on the cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe, health officials are reporting a total of 3349 suspected cases (71 confirmed) including 32 deaths since the beginning of the outbreak on Sept. 1. This...

Uganda More than 1,000 animals have died following the outbreak of anthrax in Arua District, including two human fatalities, according to Uganda news source, Daily Monitor. Uganda Virus Research Institute...