Benin health officials announced this week of three Lassa fever cases (2 confirmed, 1 probable) reported  in the municipality of Parakou in Borgou Department in the northern part of the country. According...

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ministry of Health (MOH) reports that the number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases has reached 505 (457 confirmed/48 probable). Nearly 300 deaths have been recorded...

In an update on the human plague situation in Madagascar this season, since early August, 124 cases of plague have been recorded with 91 bubonic form (73.4 %), 31 pulmonary form (25%), 1 septicemia case...

In a update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, the Democratic Republic of the Congo Health Ministry is now reporting 498 cumulative cases (450 confirmed) and ...

UN health officials report that the Lassa fever situation seems to be increasing in parts of Nigeria. In the week ending Dec. 2, ), 13 new confirmed cases were reported from five states: Ondo (8), Edo...

The National Campaign for Vaccination against Measles, Rubella and Polio, in addition to vitamin A dose has been launched in all areas of Libya Saturday. The campaign lasts for seven days until the 15th...

According to the World Health Organization, early analysis of campaign data points to a successful vaccination round in a polio-free country at risk of possible importation. In the last week of October,...

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Minister of Health, Dr. Oly Ilunga Kalenga, held a press conference in Kinshasa today to inform the national and international opinion on the evolution of...

A suspected anthrax outbreak in one of Zimbabwe’s famous parks has resulted in the death of some 100 impala, according to a news24 report. Zimbabwe state wildlife authority spokesperson Tinashe...

In a follow-up on the hepatitis E outbreak in Bocaranga-Koui Health District, Central African Republic,  since late October,  67 new cases of acute jaundice syndrome were reported,of which 51 were...