By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Guinea has grown to 17 total cases (13 confirmed and 4 probable) and eight deaths, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The South Africa National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported the first human rabies case and death of 2021 in a child from KwaZulu-Natal. The case was a 2-year-old...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued travel notices for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Guinea due to ongoing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 According to a Daily Nation report, at least 19 cases of the parasitic disease visceral leishmaniasis, or kala-azar have been reported in Mandera in northeastern Kenya. Mandera...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 As of Thursday, the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported nine confirmed and probable Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases, including five deaths. While no confirmed cases...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported an additional confirmed Lassa fever cases the week ending February 21, bringing the country total to 102. In addition,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the provincial minister of health in North Kivu, Doctor Nzanzu Salita Eugène announced a 7th positive case of the Ebola virus....

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health authorities in Guinea have reported a confirmed case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Kankan region–outside the Gouecké, Nzérékoré and Conakary areas. This...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The twenty-seventh meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) on the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the WHO...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The west African country of Guinea declared an Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak last week on Feb. 14 and to date seven cases and 5 deaths have been reported. 2,019 kilometers...