By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported an additional four confirmed Lassa fever cases the week ending September 12, including three deaths among the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the first Marburg Virus Disease outbreak case reported in Guinea, country health officials declared the end of the outbreak having recorded no new...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Less than a week after a nine-year-old boy died from rabies, officials with the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality report holding a rabies vaccination drive for pets in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the cholera outbreak in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports through September 5, a total of 69,925 suspected cases including...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported more than 10,000 suspected measles cases during the first eight months of 2021. From January 1 through August 31,...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the meningitis outbreak in Tshopo province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), The Minister of Health, Hygiene and Prevention, during the Council...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Twenty cases of chickenpox were recorded in the space of a week in the Banga health zone in Ilebo territory in Kasai province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Acting Executive Mayor, Cllr Luxolo Namette has sent his condolences to the family of a nine-year-old boy who succumbed to the canine...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews UN health officials report in Cameroon, a total of nine presumptive cases of yellow fever, including three deaths (case fatality rate 33 %), tested positive by plaque...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a report Saturday, the World Health Organization (WHO) says on August 29, in the Itasy region, in the Arivonimamo health district, an alert was received...