In Nigeria, three new cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) cases were reported this week, bringing the total number of cVDPV2 cases in 2018 to eleven. These latest reported cases...

In 2018 to date, South African health officials have reported 13 human rabies cases–seven cases were from KwaZulu-Natal Province and six from the Eastern Cape Province. In addition, two other cases from...

In a follow-up report on the cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe, in 15 areas across the country a cumulative total of 6,643 suspected cholera cases (98 confirmed) and 48 related deaths (case fatality ratio...

The current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), close to the DRC-Uganda border was declared on August 1. As of 25th September 2018, a total...

Madagascar health officials reported in an update Wednesday that the plague case count has now risen to 22 cases in 10 districts from August 1 to September 24, 2018. To date, five deaths have been reported. The...

After the confirmation of a yellow fever case last month, the Republic of Congo, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners started today a vaccination campaign to control the...

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...