NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has been aware of the ongoing outbreak of the Sudan strain Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Uganda since it was first officially...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Nigerian health officials reported an additional 1006 suspected cholera cases during the week ending October 2, bringing the cumulative total to 10754 suspected cases through the...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) is leading the national response to an ongoing outbreak of cholera in affected states in Nigeria. A total of 2187 confirmed...

NewsDesk @bactiman63  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) is aware of the ongoing outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) caused by the Sudan strain of the Ebola virus (EV) in...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 New analysis by scientists at Scripps Research and University of Brussels finds that climate change and other factors could soon make deadly Lassa fever a much bigger public health...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) reported an additional 41 confirmed monkeypox cases the week ending September 4, bringing the country’s total to...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A cholera outbreak has been declared in Gombe State on 22 September 2022, the World Health Organization reports. The first case was reported on 24 August 2022. As of 24 September,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) reported an additional 48 confirmed monkeypox cases the week ending August 13. This brings the total confirmed cases in...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Last week, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their Global Measles Outbreaks page, which lists the top 10 countries with measles outbreaks for January...

As Chief Medical Director at the Sokoto Noma Children’s Hospital in the northwest corner of Nigeria, Dr Shafiu Isah dedicates his days to treating children suffering from a neglected disease that few...