In a follow-up to a report last week concerning a planned cull of hippopotamus in the Luangwa River Valley of Zambia due to “potential future anthrax spread”, the wildlife conservation organization,...

Late last month, 42 days after the detection of the last Lassa fever case in the country, the Lassa fever outbreak in the west African country of Benin was declared over. During the course of the outbreak, through...

Officials on the Indian Ocean archipelago, Mayotte have reported an “abnormal” number of cases of the bacterial infection, leptospirosis in 2016 to date. According to the Journal of Mayotte, “Since...

Angola: 2954 suspected cases From the beginning of the outbreak on 15 December 2015 to 8 June 2016, Angola has reported 2954 suspected cases of yellow fever including 328 deaths. Among those cases, 819...

The World Health Organization (WHO) today declared the end of the most recent outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia. This announcement comes 42 days (two 21-day incubation cycles of the virus) after...

The wildlife conservation group, the Born Free Foundation, has come out criticizing and condemning an apparent plan sanctioned by the Zambian government- to cull 2000 hippopotamuses over the next five...

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According to a press statement by the Ghana Health Services published in local media, over the past four weeks, health officials have received reports of confirmed Yellow Fever (YF) cases from the Brong-Ahafo...

Ethiopia is one of three African countries reporting suspected yellow fever cases potentially linked to the Angola outbreak. According to UN health officials, the suspect cases are reported from Republic...

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As of 31 May, a total of 700 suspected yellow fever (YF) cases, including 63 deaths, had been reported from all the provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by the national surveillance system. To...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) today declared the end of Ebola virus transmission in the Republic of Guinea. Forty-two days have passed since the last person confirmed to have Ebola virus disease...