NewsDesk @bactiman63 Hong Kong’s Centre for Health Protection (CHP) is reporting an upward trend in the number of imported malaria cases, which all involve persons coming from Africa. This includes...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Monkeypox From 1 January – 28 July 2022, the Democratic Republic of the Congo reported 2,266 suspected including 163 confirmed cases from 116 health zones across 20 provinces....

NewsDesk @bactiman63 According to a email to ProMED Mail on July 31, officials with the Plague Surveillance and Control Center (CSLP), Bunia, DRC report 537 suspected plague cases in the health zone of...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on a wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) case reported in Mozambique’s north-eastern Tete province in May, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reported this...

As Chief Medical Director at the Sokoto Noma Children’s Hospital in the northwest corner of Nigeria, Dr Shafiu Isah dedicates his days to treating children suffering from a neglected disease that few...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Liberia confirmed a case of monkeypox on July 23 through the National Public Health Reference Laboratory in the country. An outbreak has been declared. The case is a 43-year-old...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The chief doctor of the Kasaï-Oriental Provincial Health Division, Nestor Tshiteku said about the measles outbreak in the province Tuesday: “Today, we are at 2,538 cases including...

On a follow-up on our report of a suspected third Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) case in Ghana, Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tweeted today: Two more people...

In a follow-up on the Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) outbreak in Ghana, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Services, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye said in a press briefing yesterday (Watch below starting...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Hepatitis E is found endemically in countries that have inadequate environmental sanitation. It is most frequently seen in Asia, Africa, Central America and the Middle East. According...