The Uganda Ministry of Health (MoH), with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) has started vaccinating frontline health workers against the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The exercise, has began...

The current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), close to the DRC-Uganda border was declared on August 1. As of 25th September 2018, a total...

Health officials reported one new confirmed case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in a village at the shores of Lake Albert at the border to Uganda. This new confirmed case has been in contact with EVD in...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Sept 15 through Sept 21: 5.  Michigan: Severe respiratory illness cluster investigated in Upper Peninsula Making a reappearance into...

Uganda More than 1,000 animals have died following the outbreak of anthrax in Arua District, including two human fatalities, according to Uganda news source, Daily Monitor. Uganda Virus Research Institute...

At least two out of every 10 people living with HIV/Aids in Uganda are resistant to anti-retroviral drugs, a local health research institute has found. Presenting the findings of a study conducted to...

The Ugandan government has launched a nationwide Oral Cholera Vaccination (OCV) preventative campaign targeting over 1.6 million children from age one year and above in the 11 defined cholera-endemic districts...

The Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) reported Saturday that a 32-year old female who died at Naguru Hospital died as a result of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), not Ebola Virus Disease (EVD),...

The Ugandan government says effort to eliminate river blindness (onchocerciasis) have suffered setbacks from recurrent cross-border transmissions from neighboring South Sudan and the Democratic Republic...

Correction: There are 42 contacts, not suspect cases. There are 2 confirmed cases as of the time of this report. The World Health Organization (WHO) says 42 suspected cases of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic...