Wild poliovirus type 2 was last seen in 1999 and is considered eradicated. The last case of  wild polio virus type 3 (WPV3) was reported almost exactly two years ago in Nigeria. All cases due to wild...

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The effort to contain the Ebola epidemic in Liberia is showing preliminary signs of progress in some counties, but maintaining and extending these trends will require sustained efforts, according to three...

The Liberian government, who of recent has seen some encouraging developments in the Ebola outbreak, has lifted the “state of emergency” yesterday, according to an AFP report. “I have...

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As of November 12, 2014, the World Health Organization reported a cluster of three Ebola cases in Bamako, Mali. The cluster in Bamako is linked to a man who had been in a clinic in Bamako after becoming...

The accusations of hormone -laced tetanus vaccine by the Catholic Church in Kenya has caused a firestorm online and in the country, as people are asking, is this a conspiracy theory or is it really a form...

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In response to the accusations by the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops concerning the alleged additions of a hormone to the tetanus vaccine, representatives from the World Health Organization (WHO)...

The number of new confirmed Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in Sierra Leone continues to be reported in very high numbers as the West African nation saw an additional 421 cases during in the past week. The...

In a follow-up to reports of a suspected Ebola case in Mali, both the Mali Ministry of Health (computer translated) and the World Health Organization (WHO) now confirm the country’s 2nd Ebola case...

While the world keeps their eyes focused on the Ebola situation in West Africa,  Sudanese officials have acknowledged an outbreak of a potential hemorrhagic fever in the southern province of South Kordofan. Radio...

The cholera outbreak that started in June 2014 is still on. As of 5 October 2014 (week 40), a total of 20,955 cases with 16 deaths (case fatality rate of 0.8%) were reported from 101 out of the 216 districts...