A woman in Minya province has become the 20th human H5N1 avian influenza case reported in Egypt in the past six weeks and the 24th case of 2014 to date, according to an Oneaeg. com report (computer translated). The...

Various media accounts today (computer translated) say that at least four people in Libya have died from H5N1 avian influenza infections in recent days. The Libya Health Minister, Rida al-Awkali said three...

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa reached the one year anniversary this month when the initial case was reported in Guinea. One year later, the number of cases reported to date is...

The Egyptian Ministry of Health (computer translated) is reporting an additional human case of H5N1 avian influenza, the 22nd of the year to date. The patient is a 5-year-old child from Nuba Aswan governorate. The...

The number of human H5N1 avian influenza cases in Egypt have seen a spike during the past month with 17 cases reported in the north African country since mid-November. The latest case, number 21 according...

The top of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) webpage last week stated the following fact: For the first time ever, no cases of wild poliovirus have been reported in Africa in the last 4 months.  That...

The southern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) province of Katanga is seeing its share of problems including instability, violence and hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people. However,...

The number of human H5N1 avian influenza (AI) cases continue their spike in Egypt as health ministry officials advise of the 17th case of the year in three year old child from Sohag Governorate, according...

The West African country of Guinea-Bissau is reporting they have a suspected case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in a Guinean who crossed the border, according to a Oeild Afrique report (computer translated). Health...

In an update to the Madagascar plague outbreak,  L’Express de Madagascar (computer translated) reports the number of cases have risen to 189, up from 138 on Nov. 25. In addition, the number of...