The death of a 60-year-old Port Said woman is being investigated by health officials to determine if was due to MERS coronavirus.  If confirmed, it would be Egypt’s first death from the virus. Arab...

World Health Organization Director, Dr. Margaret Chan, upon the advice from an Emergency Committee of independent experts, declared recent international spread of wild poliovirus a “public health emergency...

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NEWS RELEASE As of 18:00 on 1 May 2014, the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 226 clinical cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), including 149 deaths. Of 210 patients...

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PRESS RELEASE As of 18:00 on 26 April 2014, the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 224 clinical cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), including 143 deaths. To date, 202...

Malaria remains a major public health problem in the southeastern African country of Mozambique as Health Minister, Alexandre Manguele, addressing a ceremony commemorating the World Malaria Day said that...

During the month of April, the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) outbreak has spiked, particularly in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. This has resulted in imported...

The latest update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in west Africa was released by the World Health Organization (WHO) today and it shows that there is a cumulative total of 218 clinical cases...

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PRESS RELEASE Scientists have cracked the genetic code of the bloodsucking tsetse fly, prompting hope that the breakthrough will help future efforts to control one of the most devastating livestock diseases...

The situation in west Africa with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has shown increases in both clinically compatible cases and fatalities in Guinea, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) update today.   The...

An outbreak of the deadly parasitic disease, African sleeping sickness, or African trypanosomiasis has been reported in Rufunsa District in Lusaka Province according to Member of Parliament Kenneth...