NewsDesk @bactiman63 Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) or sleeping sickness, only occurs in Sub-Saharan Africa where an estimated 60 million people in 36 countries are at risk. According to the World...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Ministry of Health and Sanitation in Sierra Leone has declared an outbreak of human anthrax in the country after identifying 3 lab confirmed cutaneous anthrax cases in Karene...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The World Health Organization African Region tweeted today about a fifth Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case in the Equateur province in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). According...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) tweeted Friday: Health authorities in #DRC confirmed a 4th case of #Ebola on 19 May. The case patient, a 12-year-old boy in Wangata, passed away...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Mozambique health officials declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 after confirming that a child in the country’s north-eastern Tete province had contracted the disease,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the measles outbreak reported in Kasaï-Oriental province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the epidemic continues to spread in Kasaï-Oriental province. 18...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 South African health authorities reported today a case of Lassa fever diagnosed in a man from KwaZulu-Natal on 12 May 2022. The man had extensive travel history in Nigeria before...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Since September 2017, Nigeria has continued to report sporadic cases of monkeypox (MPX). The monkeypox National Technical Working Group (TWG) has been monitoring cases and strengthening...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for Nigeria last week because of an outbreak of yellow fever, first reported in November 2020. The...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Lassa fever outbreak recently declared in Guinea, The Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene of Guinea reported a second confirmed case on April 29. The individual,...