As of 12 January 2018, a total of 748 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases have been reported to the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) since 01 January 2017. Final outcome data are...

In a follow-up on the cholera outbreak in Zambia, health officials, with help from WHO and partners, commenced a cholera vaccination campaign today to vaccinate residents of Lusaka. Two million doses...

In a news release Monday, The Director-General of WHO, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus outlined his vision for a Madagascar free of plague epidemics during a three-day visit to the island nation that...

Three cases of a suspected viral hemorrhagic fever, epidemiologically linked by time and place, were reported from Yirol East county, in the Eastern Lakes State, South Sudan, according to the National...

Outbreaks or clusters of listeriosis have historically been linked to a wide variety of commonly consumed food items, including dairy products, ready-to-eat meat and seafood products, and vegetables and...

Since the cholera outbreak began in Lusaka district, Zambia in early October, some 1,550 cases and 41 deaths have been reported through Dec. 29, according to a Facebook post by Zambia President, Edgar...

It’s been several months since any new cases of type 2 circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC); however, the Global Polio Eradication...

The parasitic disease, amebiasis, is being pointed to as the cause of an outbreak that sent at least 29 people to the hospital and killing one in Tigania West, Meru county in Central Kenya, according...

According to a recently published World Health Organization (WHO) Situation Report, a convergence of factors is threatening the region with large outbreaks affecting millions as bacterial meningitis season...

Health officials in Uíge Province in northwestern Angola have reported 275,000 malaria cases for the first 11 months of 2017, according to Agencia Angola Press. In addition, 700 malaria-related deaths...