Rift Valley fever virus, transmitted by mosquitoes, is responsible for outbreaks in livestock in Africa and can also be fatal in humans. Scientists from the Institut Pasteur and the CNRS, working with...

On Monday, the Uganda Ministry of Health received a report of a suspect viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) death in Luwero district. The case, a 20-year old female presented with a high fever, dizziness...

Health officials in the west African country of Mali confirmed a single case of  Rift Valley fever (RVF) virus infection in a 10-year-old boy from Ouléssébougou. This case was identified through...

On 17-18 November 2016 WHO held an informal consultation to review its draft methodology for prioritizing diseases under its Research and Development Blueprint. The meeting brought together experts in...

Research on the mosquito-borne Rift Valley fever in east Africa and the Arabian Peninsula shows that current surveillance systems are unable to detect the virus in livestock before it spreads to humans....

In a follow-up on the Rift Valley Fever (RVF) outbreak in the West Africa country of Niger, the World Health Organization (WHO) released the following update this week: On 30 August, the Ministry of...

In an update on the Rift Valley fever (RVF) outbreak in western Niger, the World Health Organization (WHO) puts the case tally at 90, including 28 deaths, according to a Thomson Reuters Foundation report. The...

In a follow-up on several reports on the Rift Valley fever outbreak in Niger, the World Health Organization (WHO) released an update on the situation in the African country: On 30 August 2016, WHO received...

In a follow-up to a report earlier this week on the Rift Valley fever outbreak in West Africa, The Red Cross Society of Niger has quickly mobilized 60 volunteers to disseminate information and preventive...

Neighboring West Africa countries, Miger and Mali, are experiencing outbreaks of the viral disease, Rift Valley Fever (RVF), where nearly 100 cases and at least 21 deaths have been reported. The outbreak...