Nigerian health officials have confirmed the second case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in a doctor who treated Liberian national, Patrick Sawyer , according to an Associated Press report today. Health...

The outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), that one Russian virologist said is “worrying”, has grown by 163 cases during the past couple days, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)...

A cholera outbreak that struck the Burundian town of Rumonge in the province of Bururi less than two weeks ago has already sickened some 86 people, killing one, according to a  PNA/Xinhua report today. “For...

Virologists and other health specialists from Russia have arrived in Conakry, Guinea, West Africa to assist in tackling the historical Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak that has sickened more than 1,400...

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The joint 100 million US dollars plan, announced by WHO and the West African nations affected by the Ebola virus disease, is a positive step forward in affording the crucial means to tackle the spread...

The surge in Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases and deaths in West Africa continues, particularly in Liberia and Sierra Leone, according to new numbers released by The World Health Organization Regional...

Two individuals who had contact with Liberian Ebola victim, Patrick Sawyer, have demonstrated symptoms of fever according to Nigeria government officials, the Nigeria News reports today. The Commissioner...

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The transcript of the speech by Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization Friday: Excellencies, honorable ministers, members of the press, ladies and gentlemen,   West Africa...

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The Director-General of WHO and presidents of west African nations impacted by the Ebola virus disease outbreak will meet Friday in Guinea to launch a new joint US$ 100 million response plan as part of...

Nigeria is one of the three remaining polio endemic countries on the planet with Afghanistan and Pakistan being the others. The African nation reported 53 wild poliovirus-1 cases in 2013, while so far...