NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Ministry of Health in Chad officially declared an outbreak of Dengue fever on August 15. From 3 August to 27 August 2023, a total 47 suspected cases, including 26 confirmed cases...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) African region recently published an update on yellow fever in the region, here are some of the highlights of the report: In 2022, 12 countries...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that a number of countries in Africa are experiencing measles outbreaks and says all travelers to Africa, including...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 High-ranking representatives of several countries pledged this week to devote all resources needed to interrupt transmission of Guinea worm disease and certify its eradication by...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Just 14* human cases of Guinea worm disease occurred worldwide in 2021, drawing nearer to the goal of global eradication, The Carter Center announced Wednesday. It is...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Thursday, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that nine countries in the WHO African Region (Cameroon, Chad, Central African Republic (CAR), Côte d’Ivoire,...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Guinea worm disease is usually caught by drinking water containing water fleas that carry the parasite larvae. The worms mate and grow inside the body, and after 10-14...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A Hepatitis E outbreak had been declared by Chadian health authorities in mid-November 2021 in Sategui health area, Lai health district in the Tandjile region. As of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice this week for the north-central African country of Chad because of an outbreak of visceral...

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...