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In a follow-up to earlier reports on the Uganda typhoid outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) via the Uganda Ministry of Health put the outbreak near 2,000 cases since it’s genesis in Kampala...

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Ebola has had a devastating impact on children, who make up about 20 per cent of infections in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. To protect them and their communities, it is critical to defeat this scourge,...

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In a follow-up report concerning the dengue fever outbreak in Nampula, in northern Mozambique, the health ministry confirms that so far,  110 cases of dengue have been recorded in the province but there...

The Federal Government Girls College (FGGC), Imiringi in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State closed their doors Friday in the wake of a cholera outbreak that sickened at least 11 students, according...

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In a follow-up to a report last week concerning an outbreak of meningococcal meningitis in Kebbi State in north-western Nigeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) released an update on the situation...

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British health officials have confirmed that a UK military healthcare worker in Sierra Leone has contracted Ebola Virus Disease(EVD). A Public Health England spokesperson said, “We can confirm...

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The WHO Director-General has commissioned a panel of outside independent experts to undertake an assessment on all aspects of WHO’s response in the Ebola outbreak. This is in response to a resolution...

Egypt is setting records, unfortunately the record is the most human cases of influenza A(H5N1) virus infection reported in one month since 2003. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported in a March...

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Nearly 120 schoolchildren from two schools in Upper Egypt’s Sohag governorate have contracted chickenpox, according to a Cairo Post report. The report states that 119 kids from the Bayt Khalaf school,...

Health authorities warn of the possibility of a dengue fever and typhoid outbreak in Nampula province in the north of the country, according to a Rádio Moçambique report (computer translated). The...