By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews UN health officials are reporting nearly 15,000 cholera cases since an outbreak began in April 2019 in Telemt woreda, Amhara Region. Through Sep. 6, a cumulative...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) in Sudan has confirmed 21 confirmed cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) in 10 states. The first case was reported in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since our last report on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Équateur Province in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Sept. 6, an additional nine...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Chad, health officials are reporting a doubling in cases in the past week or so in the eastern part of the country. Since...

All mosquitoes are not created equal. Different species of the flying pest thrive at various temperature ranges and transmit different diseases. From this starting point, a Stanford-led paper for the first...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Cases of chikungunya have been rising rapidly in Chad in the past weeks, suggesting a heavy vector load in the city of Abéché, the most affected area of the country. In...

In a follow-up on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), officials report the outbreak continues to spread in the province. As of September...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) African regional office reported two additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases Saturday in in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews UN health officials are reporting a chikungunya outbreak in Chad, in north-central Africa. Between August 14 and 26, 6,163 cases and no deaths were recorded at the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) announced last week that the West African nation of Togo has eliminated human African trypanosomiasis or “sleeping sickness”...