Health care providers on the front line of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak are out their taking extraordinary risks trying to save lives from this very large and lethal viral outbreak–in fact...

Officials in Kano state, Nigeria are reporting a cholera outbreak in the northwest parts of the state, which is spreading, according to a Xinhua report Friday. “The outbreak of the disease has been...

A Liberian man, who was in quarantine for “suspected” Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Lagos, Nigeria, has died, according to Nigerian officials. Thursday on a Nairaland.com forum, an individual...

The Côte d’Ivoire, or Ivory Coast Ministry of Health is advising villages that border the Ebola-stricken countries of Guinea and Liberia in light of word of a suspected case of Ebola Virus Disease...

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak has increased both in cases and fatalities during recent days according to the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa today.  Between 18 – 20 July...

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Increased efforts are needed to improve awareness among rural communities in West Africa about the risks of contracting the Ebola virus from eating certain wildlife species including fruit bats, FAO warned...

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa has hit a new “milestone” as the World Health Organization reports in an update today than the number of cases have exceeded 1,000. The...

The Nigerian Health Ministry reported 17 new cases of Lassa fever during the week ending July 11, bringing the national total to 820 cases. The new cases were reported from Central and Etsako West LGAs...

The polio outbreak in the Horn of Africa that began in Somalia in April 2013 continues into the summer of 2014 as Somalia reports three additional cases of wild poliovirus 1 (WPV 1) during the past week...

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New cases and deaths attributable to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) continue to be reported by the Ministries of Health in the three West African countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, according to...