In a follow up on the yellow fever outbreak situation in the South African country of Angola, health officials say the outbreak has grown to 434 cases of the serious mosquito borne viral illness and of...

New data released by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals that for the six years from Jan. 1, 2010 to Dec. 31 2015,  3248 cases of plague in humans were reported, resulting in 584 deaths. Of this...

Global vaccine experts and officials from all 26 African “meningitis belt” countries have convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to celebrate one of Africa’s biggest public health achievements—the introduction...

More than a hundred new cases of cholera, including two deaths, were recorded in the health area of ​​Uvira (South Kivu) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since January, according to a Radio...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) via The Ministry of Health of Benin released the following update on the Lassa fever outbreak that began in January. The outbreak was initially detected on 21 January...

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The South Africa Health Ministry is reporting the first case of imported Zika vius in a Colombian businessman visiting the country, according to South African media.  Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi...

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice recently for the southern African nation of Angola due to an ever growing yellow fever outbreak in Luanda Province. The...

The yellow fever outbreak that started in early December in the district of Viana, Luanda province has grown to some 240 cases, including 51 deaths, according to Angola health officials. Issues with...

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In a follow-up on the pneumococcal meningitis outbreak in the West African nation of Ghana,  The Ghana Health Service has released updated figures on the outbreak that shows the case count has risen to 548,...

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We have been monitoring the yellow fever outbreak in Angola for several weeks now and today  the World Health Organization (WHO) released an update that provides some additional details about the situation. The...