By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) and UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned last month that millions of children are at a heightened risk of polio and measles across the globe...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Uganda Ministry of Health is reporting a 42 percent increase in malaria cases in the past year (2019/2020), according to a report in the Daily Monitor. Dr Joyce Moriku Kaducu...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Officials in the Kenge health zone, Kwango province in southwest Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are reporting  227 suspected Chikungunya cases in recent weeks. Health...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A yellow fever outbreak has been reported in five states in Nigeria (Bauchi, Benue, Delta, Ebonyi, and Enugu) prompting the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 From early September through November 23 this year, there have been a total of 450 cases of febrile jaundice detected in Barsalogho health district, North Central Region of Burkina...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Through the first nearly 10 months of 2020, health officials have reported 6,231 suspected and confirmed monkeypox cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Cases...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Afghanistan reported two additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases  in Hilmand province, bringing the total to 56 in 2020 to date. The number of circulating vaccine-derived...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Today, the World Health Organization released the World malaria report 2020, which provides a detailed analysis of progress against the mosquito-borne disease. Here are some...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has reported updates on two important vaccination campaigns in the north-central Africa nation...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that more  than 690,000 children aged 6 – 59 months were vaccinated since the second phase of the measles follow up campaign...