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The Ebola outbreak in Nigeria appears to be nearing a possible end due to a rapid response coordinated by Nigeria’s Emergency Operations Center with assistance from international partners, including...

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Both Pakistan and Afghanistan, two of the remaining endemic countries,  reported new wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases during the past week, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)...

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A nurse who was bitten by a Ebola-infected child in while serving in Sierra Leone is being flown to Switzerland, according to an Associated Press report today. The unidentified male nurse was wearing...

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A female college student at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has been admitted for treatment since Monday with suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the southwestern Nigerian city of Ife. According...

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A new cholera outbreak in Sokoto state, Nigeria has hospitalized dozens and killed 16, according to a Premium Times report Friday.  The deaths and admissions due to the cholera outbreak occurred within...

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As of 31 August 2014, 3685 (probable, confirmed and suspected) cases and 1841 deaths have been reported in the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease by the Ministries of Health of Guinea, Liberia and...

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The Minister of Health of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, has now reported 3 confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease in Port Harcourt, the country’s oil hub. Additional suspected cases are being investigated. Background...

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Nigeria has reported it’s sixth wild poliovirus -1 (WPV 1) case of the year in Kano State, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) Wednesday. This most recent case, which had...

A large majority of Nigerians don’t think the health infrastructure in the country is capable to deal with the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak, according to a NOIPolls Limited survey conducted...

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Nigeria has now recorded the first two (2) cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in secondary contacts of the index case, the Liberian-American. The two patients are spouses of primary contacts (health care...