NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the second week in a row, Nigerian health officials reported 48 confirmed Lassa fever cases in the country, bringing to total confirmed cases to 96 through January...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Here is some of the most current numbers from three important outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): Monkeypox Health authorities reported an additional...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Ugandan health officials report a Rift Valley Fever (RVF) outbreak in Kagadi district in the western part of the country. One man has died from the disease. A 34-year-old...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 48 confirmed Lassa fever cases in the first week of 2022. This is up from 28 cases reported the last week of 2021. Two...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported three confirmed monkeypox cases in December 2021 in Cross River, Lagos and Delta states, bringing the total confirmed...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews More than a quarter million typhoid fever cases were reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since our last report in early November 2021 when 1,121,104...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced monitoring a malaria outbreak in South Sudan. According to the latest data, from the beginning of 2021 through...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A Shigellosis outbreak was declared November 26, 2021 in Bulawayo City, the second largest city in Zimbabwe. The outbreak is mostly centered around Tshabalala suburb....

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In today’s video, I go over a recent paper that discusses a number of viral, bacterial and prion diseases that have been linked to certain religious and non-religious...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that the number of Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) cases in South Sudan have risen significantly, increasing from 564 reported...