During the month of April, the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) outbreak has spiked, particularly in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. This has resulted in imported...

The latest update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in west Africa was released by the World Health Organization (WHO) today and it shows that there is a cumulative total of 218 clinical cases...

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PRESS RELEASE Scientists have cracked the genetic code of the bloodsucking tsetse fly, prompting hope that the breakthrough will help future efforts to control one of the most devastating livestock diseases...

The situation in west Africa with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has shown increases in both clinically compatible cases and fatalities in Guinea, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) update today.   The...

An outbreak of the deadly parasitic disease, African sleeping sickness, or African trypanosomiasis has been reported in Rufunsa District in Lusaka Province according to Member of Parliament Kenneth...

Sixteen dengue fever cases have been confirmed and another nine suspected in the city of Pemba, the capital of the northern Cabo Delgado Province in the southeastern African country of Mozambique, according...

As reported in a Letter to the Editor in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, a veterinary student in South Africa got sickened with West Nile Virus (WNV) last year after doing an autopsy on a 4 month...

The nation of Zimbabwe which had experienced a massive cholera outbreak that started in August 2008 is going through two additional infectious disease outbreaks in 2010. Though the cholera epidemic has...

A few months before South Africa is supposed to host the FIFA World Cup, an outbreak of Rift Valley Fever has infected at least 7 individuals, killing one. According to the Deputy Minister of Health, a...

According to a March 4th Senegalese Ministry of Health announcement, there are two confirmed of polio in the country. These are the first polio cases reported in the country since 1998. This is the most...