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A campaign to vaccinate 27 million Ethiopians against Meningococcal Meningitis A was launched Sunday in target regions of the country. This second phase preventive campaign is targeting people aged between...

The most recent Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) numbers from the hardest hit nation, Liberia are 4,262 cases and  2,484 deaths. Recently, the World Health Organization stated in a situation report that “Evidence...

The World Health Organization (WHO) officially declares that Nigeria is now free of Ebola virus transmission. Africa’s most populous country completed the 42 days without a new Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)...

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Late last week, the Associated Press reported of a leaked World Health Organization (WHO) document that described and acknowledged the failures of the response to the West Africa Ebola outbreak. In...

Months ago, while Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF) was up to their elbows in the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa and were shouting from the rooftops: “THIS...

Forty-two days have now passed since the last contact of Senegal’s single confirmed case of Ebola virus disease completed the requisite 21-day monitoring period, under medical supervision, developed...

In a follow-up to the Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) situation in Uganda, health officials are reporting no new cases have been detected to date. This follows on the heels of the Marburg virus death of Ugandan...

What is the situation in West Africa with the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak? These three statements by the World Health Organization (WHO) today pretty much sums it up: “There is evidence of...

A battle has been raging on between the Kenyan government and the Catholic Church for the past week or so over a planned, week-long Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Vaccination Campaign in the African country. The...

With the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria and Senegal, we have some good news and some not so good news from the World Health Organization (WHO). First the...