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...

In a follow-up on the cholera outbreak in Mozambique, the Ministry of Health (MOH) had reported more than 3577 cases and 6 deaths since declaring a cholera outbreak on 27 March in the wake of Cyclone...

Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall near Beira City in central Mozambique on 14 March 2019. Initial reports indicate over 500 deaths, 1,500 injured and significant damage to infrastructure in Beira and...

“The scale of this crisis is staggering” -Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC ), Elhadj As Sy On March 14, 2019, Tropical Cyclone...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: NIH Statement on World Tuberculosis Day, March 24, 2019 Tuberculosis (TB) is the...

In a follow-up on the cholera outbreak in Kampala, Uganda, health officials reported an update on the cholera outbreak that was declared in the Kampala area in early January. As of Feb. 10, 53 cholera...

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases in South Africa are advising travellers returning from the southern African region should be aware of a number of infectious disease risks related to travel...

The Uganda Ministry of Health received a report of four suspected cholera cases on Jan. 5 who had been seen at Kirudu hospital with· diarrhea and vomiting,  which had started on 4th January 2019. These...

The most likely source of the cholera epidemic in Yemen has been discovered by scientists. Through the use of genomic sequencing, scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and Institut Pasteur estimate...