Egypt has reported 356 human cases of avian influenza A(H5N1) since March 2006, including 121 deaths, according to The World Health Organization (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Region Office (EMRO). During...

In an update on the Rift Valley fever (RVF) outbreak in western Niger, the World Health Organization (WHO) puts the case tally at 90, including 28 deaths, according to a Thomson Reuters Foundation report. The...

After more than two years without the detection of wild polio in Nigeria, the Government reported three laboratory confirmed wild poliovirus type one (WPV1) cases with onset between July and August 2016. All...

Officials in at least two African countries are warning the public against consuming certain animals due to the risk of the serious and potentially lethal bacterial disease, anthrax. In Nigeria’s...

In a follow-up on several reports on the Rift Valley fever outbreak in Niger, the World Health Organization (WHO) released an update on the situation in the African country: On 30 August 2016, WHO received...

More than 1,300 volunteers of Zambia Red Cross Society are going door-to-door, visiting homes and making community announcements, to encourage parents and guardians to get their children, between the ages...

In a follow-up to a report last week on a monkeypox outbreak in the Sub-prefecture of Mingala in the southern Central African Republic (CAR), health officials now put the death toll to the viral disease...

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The number of people in eastern Sudan affected by an “acute watery diarrhea” is multiplying over the past week as Sudanese health officials put the outbreak at 3,084 and the death toll has...

In a follow-up to a report earlier this week on the Rift Valley fever outbreak in West Africa, The Red Cross Society of Niger has quickly mobilized 60 volunteers to disseminate information and preventive...

An outbreak of cholera has claimed six lives in the Lagos, Nigeria community of Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA), according to a local media report. The Health Ministry’s Epidemiology...