At least two people who died at a hospital in Tanguieta, Atakora Department in northern Benin, bordering Nigeria have been confirmed to have died from the hemorrhagic fever, Lassa fever, according to...

Mali has reported an additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) after two suspected cases were tested, according to a Health Ministry and Public Hygiene Situation Report published Friday (computer translated),...

Although the number of wild poliovirus 1 (WPV-1) cases in Nigeria has dropped significantly in 2014 with only 6 confirmed cases (compared to 53 recorded  last year), the west African country has seen...

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On 24 August, WHO was notified by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Jeera County, Equateur Province. This outbreak, which is unrelated to that affecting...

The Ministry of Health of Madagascar has reported an outbreak of plague that since late August has affected 119 people. According to a World Health Organization report today, the first case, a male from...

The majority of Kenyans (58 percent) do not hold the same position as the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops, that is, they don’t believe the tetanus vaccine is laced with Beta HCG hormone and...

The total Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case count in Mali has reached six, including five deaths, according to the latest World Health Organization (WHO) update. The most recent cases are in the Malian capital...

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...