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...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A suspected case of Guinea worm disease, or dracunculiasis, is being investigated in Agorkpoe Eloekope Community, North Tongu District, Volta Region in Ghana. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a report on a plague outbreak in Ituri province in northeast Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) last week, officials say they are investigating...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Samples from a 19-year-old female from Mbarara district in Southwestern Uganda tested positive for Rift Valley Fever (RVF) at the Uganda Virus Research Institute...