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In the battle against the parasite-spreading vector, the tsetse fly, the Ethiopian government plans to unleash drones in parts of the country to protect livestock and people against the brutal disease...

WHO and Ministry of Health teams in Guinea and Liberia have established epidemiological links between new Ebola cases in Liberia and a current flare-up of Ebola in neighboring Guinea following intensified...

The Angola yellow fever outbreak continues to mount concerning cases and deaths. The latest numbers from the Ministry of Health in Angola reveals that some 1,600 suspected and confirmed (516) cases have...

Angola’s yellow fever outbreak has affected in 490 people and killed 198 since it’s beginning in Dec. 2015, with 1,000 more suspected cases being reported. The Director-General of the World...

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In a follow-up on the flare-ups of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa HERE and HERE, The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health teams in Liberia and Guinea are investigating the origins...

An outbreak in Masaka, Uganda remains a mystery although good news was reported Sunday and three serious hemorrhagic fevers were ruled out via preliminary laboratory testing–Ebola, Marburg and Rift...

In an update on the yellow fever outbreak in Angola, which has been described as the worst outbreak in 30 years, UN health officials report that as of Mar. 29, total suspected cases reported are 1409 of...

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Lassa fever has killed more than 160 people in West Africa, most of them in Nigeria, since November 2015. Many of these lives could have been saved if a rapid diagnostic test were available so that people...

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WHO’s office in Guinea says more than 1,000 contacts have been identified and placed under medical observation. Nearly 800 have been vaccinated over the past week, including 182 who are considered to...

Lab results confirm a new case of Ebola virus disease in Liberia — a 30-year-old woman who died yesterday afternoon while being transferred to a hospital in the capital Monrovia. Liberia’s Ministry...