NewsDesk @bactiman63 On May 7, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) reported the first case of monkeypox in England this year, in which, contracting the virus was linked to travel to Nigeria. The Nigeria...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Mozambique health officials declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 after confirming that a child in the country’s north-eastern Tete province had contracted the disease,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the measles outbreak reported in Kasaï-Oriental province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the epidemic continues to spread in Kasaï-Oriental province. 18...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 South African health authorities reported today a case of Lassa fever diagnosed in a man from KwaZulu-Natal on 12 May 2022. The man had extensive travel history in Nigeria before...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Since September 2017, Nigeria has continued to report sporadic cases of monkeypox (MPX). The monkeypox National Technical Working Group (TWG) has been monitoring cases and strengthening...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for Nigeria last week because of an outbreak of yellow fever, first reported in November 2020. The...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Lassa fever outbreak recently declared in Guinea, The Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene of Guinea reported a second confirmed case on April 29. The individual,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the 14th and current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Mbandaka city, Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), country health officials reported...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Twenty people in Warrap state, in north central South Sudan have tested positive for anthrax, according to a Sawa Sawa Network report. Dr. John Akol, the acting director general...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) reports a 79 percent increase in measles cases globally during the first two months of 2022, compared the same period last year. Almost 17,338...