In a follow-up on the cholera outbreak in Kampala, Uganda, health officials reported an update on the cholera outbreak that was declared in the Kampala area in early January. As of Feb. 10, 53 cholera...

The Uganda Ministry of Health received a report of four suspected cholera cases on Jan. 5 who had been seen at Kirudu hospital with· diarrhea and vomiting,  which had started on 4th January 2019. These...

Ugandan health officials have confirmed that a health worker has died of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) at the end of December, according to a Daily Monitor report. This is part of an outbreak...

A new study from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research and collaborators and published in the Journal Hepatology of the discovery of three new hepatitis...

The Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) has been certified to perform yellow fever regional reference lab functions in the Arbovirology department that supports yellow fever diagnostic surveillance. This...

Reductions in malaria cases have stalled after several years of decline globally, according to the new World malaria report 2018. For the second consecutive year, the annual report produced by WHO reveals...

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...