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I have been covering the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak from the beginning when “suspected” cases were first reported in Guinea this past February, both on this website and on The Global...

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As South Sudanese refugees poured into Ethiopia over the past two years, the Ethiopian government has been battling an outbreak of hepatitis E at three of the border refugee camps. Ethiopia is home to...

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The accurate diagnosis of Buruli ulcer – one of the most devastating and debilitating neglected tropical diseases – may become common practice in a near future. Researchers at Harvard University...

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PRESS RELEASE Baptist leaders in West Africa have called for prayer and are taking precautionary measures to protect their constituencies and communities from the Ebola outbreak that is affecting Sierra...

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A cholera outbreak that struck the Burundian town of Rumonge in the province of Bururi less than two weeks ago has already sickened some 86 people, killing one, according to a  PNA/Xinhua report today. “For...

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The Director-General of WHO and presidents of west African nations impacted by the Ebola virus disease outbreak will meet Friday in Guinea to launch a new joint US$ 100 million response plan as part of...

A rotavirus outbreak that has affected some 3,000 people in Swaziland over the past three weeks has resulted in 36 fatalities, according to a Swazi Observer news report today. In an announcement by Prime...

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Health care providers on the front line of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak are out their taking extraordinary risks trying to save lives from this very large and lethal viral outbreak–in fact...

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Two people died from a disease that has the same symptoms as  monkeypox; 12 cases recorded in two weeks, in the locality of Bangangala in territory Bomongo (Equatuer), Democratic Republic of the Congo(DRC), according...

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NEWS RELEASE The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, reports a fresh outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia. A 38-year old man from Wondu town, Lofa...