By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Cholera is a diarrheal disease caused by ingestion of the Vibrio cholerae bacterium. In November 2017, a cholera epidemic occurred in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic...

An estimated 8.4 billion people could be at risk from malaria and dengue by the end of the century if emissions keep rising at current levels, according to a new study published in The Lancet Planetary...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews All 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are now affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The last province which had so far not recorded any case of the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported the second confirmed Lassa fever case and fatality in the West African country of Guinea. The first case was notified...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) was awarded €22.8 million by the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership and the Coalition...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenew In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Borno State, Nigeria, health officials reported an additional 417 suspected cases of Measles last week, bringing the outbreak...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) is endemic in some areas of Chad. Sporadic cases of leishmaniasis have been reported...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Angola Health Minister Silvia Lutucuta told media Thursday that the country has seen at least 5,573 deaths from malaria through the end of May. The minister noted...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported an additional six confirmed Lassa fever during the week ending June 20, bringing the country total to 302 this...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews From June 7 to 13, 1,474 cases of dengue fever were confirmed. Although the epidemic continues to decline, the various indicators still indicate an intense circulation...