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Between 2 and 9 September 2014, there have been 31 more cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), increasing the cumulative number of cases to 62 (14 confirmed,...

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The United States announced today that it will support the African Union’s (AU) urgent deployment of trained and equipped medical workers to West Africa—the single largest injection of critical personnel...

In a follow-up to a story in late August, the university student from Guinea has recovered from the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), according to a Reuters report today. “We did a first blood test on...

A female college student at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has been admitted for treatment since Monday with suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the southwestern Nigerian city of Ife. According...

The World Health Organization (WHO) said yesterday that the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak is “already intense” and the number of new cases is “increasing exponentially”. On...

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During the past weeks, a WHO team of emergency experts worked together with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and members of her government to assess the Ebola situation in Liberia. Transmission of the...

A new cholera outbreak in Sokoto state, Nigeria has hospitalized dozens and killed 16, according to a Premium Times report Friday.  The deaths and admissions due to the cholera outbreak occurred within...

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As of Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) is reporting 3,944 probable, confirmed, and suspected cases in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, including 2,097 fatalities. The data was released in...

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After 2 days of discussion on potential Ebola therapies and vaccines, more than 150 participants, representing the fields of research and clinical investigation, ethics, legal, regulatory, financing, and...

An outbreak of the viral liver disease, Hepatitis E, has infected hundreds and killed 150 refugees at  Kalma camp for Internally Displaced People (IDP) in South Darfur, according to a Sudan Tribune report...