By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that a number of countries in Africa are experiencing measles outbreaks and says all travelers to Africa, including...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 More than 7 million people aged 6 months to 60 years are expected for the yellow fever vaccination campaign in the province of South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). These...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A new, single-dose, oral treatment for sleeping sickness is as effective as current treatments and could be a key factor in eliminating disease transmission by 2030, suggests a new...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Kenya Ministry of Health issued a communication to all County Directors of Health on a multicounty cholera outbreak on October 19. The first cases of Vibrio cholerae -01 Ogawa...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Uganda health officials reported today an additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case and death, the first in eleven days. According to a tweet earlier today, the Ministry of Health...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A cholera outbreak has been ongoing in Ethiopia since 27 August 2022, according to the World Health Organization.  The index case was reported from Bekay Kebele, Harana Buluk Woreda...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Based on UN/AIDS figures, Dr Gisèle Mucinya, medical referent for the HIV/AIDS project within MSF, affirms that 14,000 people died of HIV/AIDS in 2021, in the DRC. She points to...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The South Africa National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) reports 57 measles outbreak cases were reported in Limpopo province and Mpumalanga province from September 1...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 On November 13, Minister for Health- Uganda, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero tweeted about a confirmed fatal Ebola case reported in Kayalwe B village, Buyengo sub-county, Jinja district. This...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the outbreak Ebola disease caused by the Sudan ebolavirus (SUDV) in Uganda, since the outbreak was declared on September 20 through today, a total of 136 confirmed...