In a recent World Health Organization (WHO) news release dated Nov. 15 on the Marburg virus disease (MVD) outbreak in Uganda, officials said of the outbreak that was officially declared on Oct. 19– Contact...

The number of new plague cases in Madagascar has steadily declined since mid-October. From 6 to 15 November 2017, 149 probable (12) and suspect (137) pneumonic cases, 18 bubonic cases and 8 unspecified...

Since the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria began in Dec. 2016,  a total of 914 suspected cases and 121 deaths have been reported, according to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC). As of last...

According to UN and Madagascar health officials, from 7 to 10 November 2017, 86 confirmed, probable and suspect cases of plague (73 pneumonic and 9 bubonic) were reported. While the number of new cases...

Since the first case of yellow fever was reported in Ifelodun LGA in Kwara State, Nigeria in mid-September, the outbreak has expanded to a number of states, according to the Nigeria Center for Disease...

Rift Valley fever virus, transmitted by mosquitoes, is responsible for outbreaks in livestock in Africa and can also be fatal in humans. Scientists from the Institut Pasteur and the CNRS, working with...

  WHO continues to support the Ministry of Public Health and other national authorities in Madagascar to monitor and respond to the outbreak of plague. Since mid-October 2017, there has been a decline...

In an update on the Marburg virus disease (MVD) outbreak in Uganda, the World Health Organization reports that the outbreak remains at three cases (two confirmed and one probable), all of whom have died,...

The number of confirmed monkeypox cases in Nigeria has risen to 38 in eight states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as of Nov. 2, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). This...

In a follow-up to a recent report on the Burkina Faso dengue fever outbreak that was declared in late September, the country has seen a significant increase in cases in a matter of weeks. In a period...