By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports activating a multi-sectoral National Cholera Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), following an increase in cholera...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) were recently notified of an outbreak of human infections linked to camels in area of Ethiopia that has affected nearly 200 people. WHO...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Guinean health authorities today declared the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak over today. The outbreak in Guinea was declared on February 14 this year. Cumulatively...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Reunion Island say despite the arrival of the southern winter, the dengue epidemic continues at a high level and above the epidemic peak of previous...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews From April 26 to May 20, 109 total, confirmed and suspected human Rift Valley fever (RVF) cases were reported in four regions of Madagascar (Vatovavy Fitovinany, Haute...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, Provincial Minister of Health of Kwango, in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Didier Tshikisa made the following announcement about a typhoid...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nigeria In 2017, Nigeria detected its first monkeypox case in 39 years. Since September 2017, Nigeria has continued to report sporadic cases of monkeypox. From September...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews To date, no new cases or deaths from Ebola virus disease (EVD) have been reported in Guinea and the 42-day countdown that was started on 8 May 2021 to declare the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenew Lassa fever The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported five additional confirmed Lassa fever cases, all from Edo State the week ending May 30. This brings...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) in South Africa reports the first laboratory-confirmed imported case of a hantavirus infection in May 2021. The...