The number of Ebola deaths in the three West African countries hardest hit with the virus has jumped by 99 in the past two days, bring the total death tally since the outbreak started almost to 8,000 (7,989),...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary The Egyptian Ministry of Health has posted details on two additional H5N1 cases – both with onsets in late December –  which raises Egypt’s...

The Egyptian Ministry of Health has in the past two consecutive days confirmed two additional human H5N1 avian influenza (AI) cases, one from Helwan governorate of Cairo and one from Asyut province (computer...

The Ebola Virus Disease outbreak hit a milestone of sorts, I guess it could be described as macabre, but the number of cases in the three West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has...

A woman in Minya province has become the 20th human H5N1 avian influenza case reported in Egypt in the past six weeks and the 24th case of 2014 to date, according to an Oneaeg. com report (computer translated). The...

Various media accounts today (computer translated) say that at least four people in Libya have died from H5N1 avian influenza infections in recent days. The Libya Health Minister, Rida al-Awkali said three...

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa reached the one year anniversary this month when the initial case was reported in Guinea. One year later, the number of cases reported to date is...

The Egyptian Ministry of Health (computer translated) is reporting an additional human case of H5N1 avian influenza, the 22nd of the year to date. The patient is a 5-year-old child from Nuba Aswan governorate. The...

The number of human H5N1 avian influenza cases in Egypt have seen a spike during the past month with 17 cases reported in the north African country since mid-November. The latest case, number 21 according...

The top of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) webpage last week stated the following fact: For the first time ever, no cases of wild poliovirus have been reported in Africa in the last 4 months.  That...