In a follow-up report on the death of a Nigerian individual who reportedly demonstrated symptoms resembling a hemorrhagic fever like Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), World Health Organization (WHO) officials...

Officials at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) announced today that 15 unnamed people have been quarantined because they had contact with a patient that had symptoms resembling Ebola...

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For the first time in 19 months there were no Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases reported in any of the three West African countries during the week ending Oct. 4. Case incidence has remained below 10 confirmed...

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In a follow-up to a report last month from Senegal, the French language news source, RFI reports that the number of chikungunya cases reported from the Kédougou region has reached 20. The cases are...

More great news in the world of polio eradication… Earlier this week it was reported that Nigeria has interrupted transmission of wild poliovirus and is no longer a polio endemic country. Now,...

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Leprosy, the disfiguring bacterial infection that was believed to been eradicated, has taken Malawi health officials by surprise as they report nearly two dozen cases in Balaka district in the eastern...

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A human death from rabies is a tragic but rare thing in the United States and most developed nations. It’s just as tragic but sadly common in parts of the world where some 3 billion people are at risk...

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On Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that Nigeria, one of the three remaining polio endemic countries on the globe, has interrupted transmission of wild poliovirus and is no longer polio...

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Following reports from the public-private partnership known as the Global Polio Eradication Initiative concerning polio cases recently reported in the Ukraine, Madagascar and Mali (which was in a Guinean...

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On September 3, 2015, the World Health Organization declared Liberia to be free of Ebola virus transmission. As a result, on Monday, September 21, 2015, CDC and Department of Homeland Security will stop...