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The Director-General of WHO and presidents of west African nations impacted by the Ebola virus disease outbreak will meet Friday in Guinea to launch a new joint US$ 100 million response plan as part of...

Nigeria is one of the three remaining polio endemic countries on the planet with Afghanistan and Pakistan being the others. The African nation reported 53 wild poliovirus-1 cases in 2013, while so far...

A rotavirus outbreak that has affected some 3,000 people in Swaziland over the past three weeks has resulted in 36 fatalities, according to a Swazi Observer news report today. In an announcement by Prime...

Just days after Liberian government official, Mr. Patrick Sawyer, traveled by air from Liberia to Lagos, Nigeria, sick with suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and eventually dying from the virus, Nigerian...

As of July 27, the West African nation of Sierra Leone has recorded 533 Ebola Virus Disease cases (473 confirmed, 38 probable, and 22 suspected) including 233 deaths. To put that in perspective, prior...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued updated travel notices for the three West African countries currently experiencing the ever growing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak that has...

In some sad news today, Sierra Leone’s “Ebola Doctor”, Shek Umar Khan has died from Ebola Virus Disease, according to a tweet by Reuters journalist, Umaru Fofana. #SierraLeone ‘s...

Health care providers on the front line of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak are out their taking extraordinary risks trying to save lives from this very large and lethal viral outbreak–in fact...

Officials in Kano state, Nigeria are reporting a cholera outbreak in the northwest parts of the state, which is spreading, according to a Xinhua report Friday. “The outbreak of the disease has been...

A Liberian man, who was in quarantine for “suspected” Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Lagos, Nigeria, has died, according to Nigerian officials. Thursday on a Nairaland.com forum, an individual...