In September 2017,when Nigeria saw a return of monkeypox, officials reported 88 total confirmed cases, more than any year since. In recent months, the the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Since the beginning of 2022, 1,715 cases (1,636 suspected; 79 confirmed) and 73 deaths (CFR: 4.3%) of monkeypox have been reported from eight endemic and two non-endemic African Union...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Health authorities in Nigeria reported an additional 10 confirmed monkeypox cases in the week ending June 5 alone, bringing the total confirmed cases to 31 in 2022. The new ten confirmed...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) reported six confirmed monkeypox (MPX) cases in May 2022, bringing the total confirmed cases to 21 this year, including...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 On May 7, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) reported the first case of monkeypox in England this year, in which, contracting the virus was linked to travel to Nigeria. The Nigeria...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 South African health authorities reported today a case of Lassa fever diagnosed in a man from KwaZulu-Natal on 12 May 2022. The man had extensive travel history in Nigeria before...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Since September 2017, Nigeria has continued to report sporadic cases of monkeypox (MPX). The monkeypox National Technical Working Group (TWG) has been monitoring cases and strengthening...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for Nigeria last week because of an outbreak of yellow fever, first reported in November 2020. The...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Health officials in the United Kingdom report an individual has been diagnosed with monkeypox in England. The patient has a recent travel history from Nigeria, which is where they...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) reports a 79 percent increase in measles cases globally during the first two months of 2022, compared the same period last year. Almost 17,338...