During the past month, fourteen monkeypox cases, including one fatality have been reported in four villages in the Sub-prefecture of Mingala in the Central African Republic (CAR), according to Reliefweb...

Neighboring West Africa countries, Miger and Mali, are experiencing outbreaks of the viral disease, Rift Valley Fever (RVF), where nearly 100 cases and at least 21 deaths have been reported. The outbreak...

The World Health Organization (WHO), in a release yesterday, reported on the response to multiple outbreaks in the strife-redden country of South Sudan. These include including cholera, malaria, measles...

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, or  WHO/AFRO, announced today of a third case of wild poliovirus in Nigeria. The case is another child from Borno State in the north-eastern...

According to a World Health Organization (WHO) news release Friday, a major part of the largest emergency vaccination campaign against yellow fever ever attempted in Africa has been completed, with more...

Earlier this week, we reported on the arrests of of two terror suspects in Kenya, part of an extremist cell of medics loyal to ISIS who had plans of an anthrax attack in the country. This followed other...

Uganda has successfully freed 821,230 people, the largest number to be freed from river blindness globally based on the latest WHO guidelines. This has expedited the process of achieving its goal of eliminating...

Two terror suspects in Kenya, part of an extremist cell of medics loyal to ISIS, were arrested Sunday after police received a tip on the diabolical plot. According to the Kenyan Anti-Terror Police Unit, Mohamed...

Initial data from a Liberian public health program show about 9 percent (38) of 429 male Ebola survivors had fragments of Ebola virus in their semen. Of those, 63 percent had semen samples that tested...

A chimpanzee that died at a Cameroon sanctuary has tested positive for monkeypox earlier this month, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) last week. A group of 22 chimpanzees,...