By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire said at a press conference in Abuja that at least, 30 children are lost to malaria daily in Nigeria, even though data points to the fact...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New data indicate that mass treatment with ivermectin—a drug that was a workhorse of tropical medicine long before it emerged as a controversial COVID-19 treatment—has...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are collaborating with the Maryland Department of Health and other health partners to investigate...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Maryland state health officials reported Tuesday a single confirmed case of monkeypox virus infection in a Maryland resident who recently returned from Nigeria. The...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Nigerian health authorities reported 78 additional suspected cholera cases from six states the week ending November 7, bringing the total cases for the year to 100,057. Borno...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 403 confirmed Lassa fever cases in 2021 through October 31. This includes two confirmed cases reported the last week...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the cholera outbreak in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports a 50% decrease in the number of new suspected cases in the ending Oct....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nigeria is battling multiple infectious disease outbreaks concurrently, to include yellow fever, COVID-19, Lassa fever, measles, monkeypox and cholera. Here are a...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews During the first eight months of 2021, a total of 1,312 suspect yellow fever cases were reported in 367 Local Government Areas (LGAs) across all 37 States including the...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of new suspected cholera cases in Nigeria decreased by 38 percent the week ending September 19 (1,825) compared to the week ending September 12 (2,955), according...