In a follow-up on the cholera outbreak in Zambia, health officials, with help from WHO and partners, commenced a cholera vaccination campaign today to vaccinate residents of Lusaka. Two million doses...

Replacing the popular contraceptive shot known as DMPA with alternative methods of contraception could help protect women in sub-Saharan Africa and other high-risk regions from becoming infected with HIV,...

Three cases of a suspected viral hemorrhagic fever, epidemiologically linked by time and place, were reported from Yirol East county, in the Eastern Lakes State, South Sudan, according to the National...

Since the cholera outbreak began in Lusaka district, Zambia in early October, some 1,550 cases and 41 deaths have been reported through Dec. 29, according to a Facebook post by Zambia President, Edgar...

The parasitic disease, amebiasis, is being pointed to as the cause of an outbreak that sent at least 29 people to the hospital and killing one in Tigania West, Meru county in Central Kenya, according...

According to a recently published World Health Organization (WHO) Situation Report, a convergence of factors is threatening the region with large outbreaks affecting millions as bacterial meningitis season...

Health officials in Uíge Province in northwestern Angola have reported 275,000 malaria cases for the first 11 months of 2017, according to Agencia Angola Press. In addition, 700 malaria-related deaths...

Officials with the Namibian Ministry of Health are reporting an hepatitis E outbreak in the capital city of  Windhoek. In mid-October, a Windhoek hospital began reporting  patients with signs of acute...

On Wednesday, we reported on the latest on the Nigeria monkeypox outbreak. The next day, the World Health Organization (WHO) offered some additional details on the outbreak. The 61 laboratory confirmed...

In the wild, chimpanzees face any number of dire threats, ranging from poachers to predators to deforestation. That’s why scientists, investigating an outbreak of respiratory disease in a community...