By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the cholera outbreak in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports through September 5, a total of 69,925 suspected cases including...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Niger The World Health Organization (WHO) reported today on a new outbreak event in Niger. Officials now report a cholera outbreak in the country, which since June...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nigerian health officials continue to report an increase in cholera cases across the country. In the week ending July 11, eight states and Federal Capital Territory...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Cholera is a diarrheal disease caused by ingestion of the Vibrio cholerae bacterium. In November 2017, a cholera epidemic occurred in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports activating a multi-sectoral National Cholera Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), following an increase in cholera...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenew Lassa fever The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported five additional confirmed Lassa fever cases, all from Edo State the week ending May 30. This brings...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In the past week, more than 80 cases of cholera including 3 deaths have been recorded in the city of Sange in the territory of Uvira in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the...

By Teddy Cambosa The African nation is dealing with another blow of cholera outbreaks, as recent reports have shown 20 people in the state of Delta have died due to cholera. The outbreak was recorded...

By Teddy Cambosa A cholera outbreak in the Benue region in Nigeria has resulted in 14 deaths in the region’s  Agatu Local Government Area and Abinse, a riverine community in the Makurdi Local Government...

By Teddy Cambosa The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has released statistics on the ongoing cholera outbreak in West Africa, and noted certain increases in cases in the region, with 22,366 cases...