The pneumococcal meningitis outbreak in Ghana has now taken 36 lives from the more than 170 people infected and the World Health Organization (WHO) has arrived in an effort to help the country contain...

An Outbreak Response Team was activated in Gauteng province, South Africa after at least four cases of typhoid fever were reported in Johannesburg this month. The cases were identified in the Hillbrow,...

Despite the words of Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Victor Bampoe earlier this week when he said, “… It is nothing to worry about because the district health teams, the regional health management...

The southern African nation of Angola has reported some 23 cases of yellow fever that resulted in seven deaths in Viana municipality, according to local media Friday. Health minister, José Van-Dunem...

The outbreak of the endemic virus continues to mount, both in suspected and confirmed cases and deaths, according to up-to-date data from the Nigeria Centre of Disease Control. As of Jan. 20, of the 239...

Nigerian health officials reported yesterday the Lassa fever outbreak in the country is spreading as the viral disease has now been seen in 62 local government areas in 17 affected states. The 17 affected...

In less than two weeks, the pneumococcal meningitis outbreak that initially struck the West Gonga District of northern Ghana  has not only seen an increase in cases and deaths, but has also spread to...

Health officials are advising the public to avoid any manipulation with sick or dead animals and their secretions as a monkeypox outbreak has struck Mbomou prefecture in southern Central African Republic...

The current outbreak of the viral disease, Lassa fever, in Nigeria has resulted in some 53 fatalities in 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) since December, according to UN health officials...

A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in Sierra Leone, reflecting the ongoing risk of new flare-ups of the virus in affected countries. The Sierra Leone government acted rapidly to respond to this new...