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In a follow-up report concerning the dengue fever outbreak in Nampula, in northern Mozambique, the health ministry confirms that so far,  110 cases of dengue have been recorded in the province but there...

The Federal Government Girls College (FGGC), Imiringi in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State closed their doors Friday in the wake of a cholera outbreak that sickened at least 11 students, according...

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In a follow-up to a report last week concerning an outbreak of meningococcal meningitis in Kebbi State in north-western Nigeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) released an update on the situation...

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British health officials have confirmed that a UK military healthcare worker in Sierra Leone has contracted Ebola Virus Disease(EVD). A Public Health England spokesperson said, “We can confirm...

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The WHO Director-General has commissioned a panel of outside independent experts to undertake an assessment on all aspects of WHO’s response in the Ebola outbreak. This is in response to a resolution...

Egypt is setting records, unfortunately the record is the most human cases of influenza A(H5N1) virus infection reported in one month since 2003. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported in a March...

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Nearly 120 schoolchildren from two schools in Upper Egypt’s Sohag governorate have contracted chickenpox, according to a Cairo Post report. The report states that 119 kids from the Bayt Khalaf school,...

Health authorities warn of the possibility of a dengue fever and typhoid outbreak in Nampula province in the north of the country, according to a Rádio Moçambique report (computer translated). The...

Multiple health agencies will be launching the Phase III trial for the Ebola vaccine, VSV-EBOV, in Guinea on Saturday, according to the World Health Organization. According to reports, the initial...

Health officials in the north-western state of Kebbi have reported at least 42 fatalities, or a quarter of the 154 people infected from the five local government areas (LGA) reporting cases. In addition, 58...