A 30-year-old woman from Beni Mazar Center in Minia Governorate, Egypt is the eighth confirmed human case of H5N1 avian influenza (AI) reported in 2014 in the north African country. According to a Egyptian...

In a follow-up to a report Sunday, the 19-year-old woman from Assiut Governorate died today from H5N1 avian influenza, becoming the second fatality reported in Egypt this year. The woman contracted...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) added Mali to the list of Ebola-affected nations for which enhanced screening and monitoring measures...

The Egyptian Health Ministry reported (computer translated) on two new human H5N1 avian influenza cases, the 6th and 7th cases this year from the North African country. The last case reported in Egypt...

The Health Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has declared his country to be Ebola-free today , however, he warned, “the end of the epidemic … does not mean we are completely...

Wild poliovirus type 2 was last seen in 1999 and is considered eradicated. The last case of  wild polio virus type 3 (WPV3) was reported almost exactly two years ago in Nigeria. All cases due to wild...

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The effort to contain the Ebola epidemic in Liberia is showing preliminary signs of progress in some counties, but maintaining and extending these trends will require sustained efforts, according to three...

The Liberian government, who of recent has seen some encouraging developments in the Ebola outbreak, has lifted the “state of emergency” yesterday, according to an AFP report. “I have...

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As of November 12, 2014, the World Health Organization reported a cluster of three Ebola cases in Bamako, Mali. The cluster in Bamako is linked to a man who had been in a clinic in Bamako after becoming...

The accusations of hormone -laced tetanus vaccine by the Catholic Church in Kenya has caused a firestorm online and in the country, as people are asking, is this a conspiracy theory or is it really a form...