Since the beginning of the year, the West African country of Niger has been been experiencing a meningitis outbreak that has afflicted some 345 people, according to an AFP report. Health minister Mano...

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Tuesday, April 7 is World Health Day, a day originally created to recognize the founding of the World Health Organization. Today, organizations like Food for the Hungry (FH) celebrate World Health Day...

The number of  confirmed, probable, and suspected cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has topped the 25,000 case mark, according to the latest World Health Organization...

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued three travel notices Wednesday due to ongoing measles outbreaks in Angola, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Ethiopia. In Angola, the US federal...

The country of the Horn of Africa is currently battling outbreaks in two vaccine-preventable diseases, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). To date, ...

In an update on the patient being treated for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD, officials say the patient has improved from critical to serious condition. Ring vaccination...

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The World Health Organization (WHO), in a report Mar. 21, says the number of avian influenza A (H5N1) cases in Egypt stands at 116, including 36 deaths for the period of 1 January to 17 March 2015. This...

On World TB Day, health officials in Mozambique announced that the southeast African nation sees up to 140,000 cases of tuberculosis a year, according to an African news source. Mozambique’s Deputy...

An outbreak of scabies has affected 197 children under the age of 10 in the municipality of Caala, in Huambo province in the south African country of Angola, according to an Angola Press report (computer...

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The number of dengue fever cases reported from the northern Mozambique province of Nampula has jumped more than 30 cases during the past week, according to a Star Africa report. Mozambique health authorities...