By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The number of monkeypox cases, confirmed and suspected, reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was nearly a 1,000 case increase compared to 2019. In 2019, DRC...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Isiolo County in central Kenya were alerted in November 2020 to a number of herders who died who presented a number of symptoms to include fever, headache,...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 Noma (from the Greek: “to devour”), aka cancrum oris is an orofacial gangrene, mainly occurring in malnourished children debilitated by disease and living in the...

By Teddy Cambosa The African nation is dealing with another blow of cholera outbreaks, as recent reports have shown 20 people in the state of Delta have died due to cholera. The outbreak was recorded...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 The Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) on COVID-19 in South Africa released a memo recently concerning the use of ivermectin for the prevention or treatment of COVID-19. The...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 Kenya officials are reporting a anthrax outbreak in Sotik Constituency. Six people from Itoik village were hospitalized and one died, according to a report in The Star. It...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 After reporting a record year of Lassa fever in Nigeria last year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported nine confirmed Lassa fever cases, including 2 deaths...

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,...