An outbreak of rabies has killed at least 11 displaced people in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and African media reports that thousands are at risk. Dogs are the main source of the rabies in...

An 18th confirmed case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) was reported this week in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative this...

It’s been several months since any new cases of type 2 circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC); however, the Global Polio Eradication...

Survivors of the first known Ebola outbreak, which occurred in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1976, may be key to development of vaccines and therapeutic drugs to treat future outbreaks, according...

Malaria parasites, although widespread among wild chimpanzees and gorillas, have not been detected in bonobos, a chimp cousin. Reasoning that previous studies may have missed infected bonobo populations,...

The number of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) cases reported in 2017 is now 47 as additional cases have been reported in Syria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according...

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in northeast Democratic Republic of the Congo remains stable and their are plans of declaring the outbreak over on Sunday,...

Syria In an update on the polio ( circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2–cVDPV2) outbreak in Syria, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports  there is evidence of genetic linkage among...

In a follow-up on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), two cases have been confirmed as positive for EVD by serology...

In an update on the global polio situation in 2017, there were two separate outbreaks of circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). According...