NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Three additional cases of the Omicron variant (B.1.1.529 SARS-CoV-2 lineage) were reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), bringing the total cases...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nigeria has reported 23 confirmed monkeypox cases and 79 total cases in 2021 to date. Confirmed cases  have been reported  in the following states: Delta (7), Lagos...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nebraska state health officials reported six cases of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 among Nebraska residents. The first case was likely exposed during international...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports confirming the country’s first cases of the B.1.1.529 SARS-CoV-2 lineage, now known as the Omicron variant. Samples...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) reported today (computer translated) on five confirmed Omicron variant cases. A married couple who arrived from...

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...