By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews There are a number of infectious disease outbreaks currently in Ethiopia–chikungunya, cholera, dengue fever and measles–and here’s an update: Chikungunya The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dengue fever Officials are reporting a seasonal spike in dengue fever cases in Yemen in 2019. There have been 14,540 suspected cases of dengue fever, with 79 associated...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the cholera outbreak in Yemen, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice today for Yemen due to the cholera outbreak. There...

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By Robert Herriman   @infectiousdiseasenews To put it straight, the humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is just plain bad…horrible. The crisis is complex –large,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Cholera cases have picked up dramatically in Yemen in 2019, in fact, during the first six months of this year, the total cholera cases are more than all of 2018. According...

In a follow-up on the infectious disease situation in Mozambique since cyclone Idai struck some 100 days ago, government officials report on the latest on the cholera and malaria outbreaks. No cholera...

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By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 The weather service in the Philippines, PAGASA says rainy season is will begin any day now and with the rain, storms and flooding comes the risk of increasing numbers...

Health officials in Yemen reported another 18,000 cholera cases during the week ending May 5, bringing the total suspected cases to 668,891 through the first four months of the year. In addition, 1,081...

Yemen Yemeni health officials reported an additional 27,840 suspected cases of cholera with 48 associated deaths during the week ending April 14. Eighteen percent of these are considered severe cases. The...

In a follow-up on the infectious disease situation in Mozambique one month after the landfall of Cyclone Adai, OCHA reports a recent reduction in cholera cases and a rise in malaria cases. To date, 5,897...