By Teddy Cambosa A cholera outbreak in the Benue region in Nigeria has resulted in 14 deaths in the region’s  Agatu Local Government Area and Abinse, a riverine community in the Makurdi Local Government...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Earlier this week, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced reaching the “100,000 cases milestone”, with 100,087 confirmed cases and 1,358 deaths. The average...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 According to a recent UNICEF Humanitarian Report, in Ituri province in northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), officials have reported 286 cases of bubonic plague,...

By Teddy Cambosa The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has released statistics on the ongoing cholera outbreak in West Africa, and noted certain increases in cases in the region, with 22,366 cases...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) reported yesterday an update on the yellow fever outbreak in the West Africa nation of Senegal. Since October, a total of seven confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa in a statement to the country spoke of the COVID-19 pandemic on Monday. Here is an excerpt: The number of new coronavirus infections...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports one additional confirmed yellow fever case the week ending December 25 in Delta state. NCDC is currently responding to...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a travel notice for the northwestern African country of Mauritania. There is an outbreak of Rift Valley...

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) wishes to raise awareness of Member States regarding the new variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, which was reported...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Last week, the South Africa National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) announced changes in SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19. The Network for Genomics Surveillance...