The island of Réunion is located in the Indian Ocean, 700 kilometers east of the island of Madagascar , and 200 kilometers South-West of Mauritius. Since the beginning of the year, the French overseas...

The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa recently reported updated meningitis numbers for the countries of the African Meningitis Belt and surrounding areas. For the first three months...

According to a post on the Liberia Ministry of Health Facebook page yesterday, Acting Health Minister Norwu declared an outbreak of monkeypox. Nigerian news source, Vanguard, reported today that Liberia’s...

Nigerian health officials recorded eight new confirmed Lassa fever cases in the past week, putting the country’s total to 408 confirmed  and 9 probable cases since the beginning of the year. In...

Public Health France has reported an additional 167 autochthonous, or locally transmitted dengue fever cases during the past week on Réunion Island, bringing the total cases to 755 since the beginning...

Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF...

The incidence of listeriosis cases in South Africa continues to steadily decline following the recall of the implicated food source which was initiated on Mar. 4. The source of the outbreak has been identified...

In a follow-up on the monkeypox outbreak in Bambari district, Central African Republic (CAR),  a total of eight cases with zero deaths have been reported as of Mar. 25 since the start of the outbreak. CAR...

In a follow-up on the dengue fever epidemic on Réunion, French health officials more than 500 confirmed cases in the west and south of the island since the beginning of the year. 588 indigenous cases...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now recommending antimalarials for travelers to the Waterberg region of Limpopo Province, including resort areas in South Africa. On March 9, 2018,...