NewsDesk @bactiman63 Health officials in South Darfur, Sudan, reported on one dengue fever case and eight chikungunya cases recently, according to a Dabanga report. Director of the Emergency and Epidemiology...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Ministry of Health and Social Development in Red Sea State in northeast Sudan announced an outbreak of measles in the state. The Acting Director of the Expanded Program on Immunization,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Larvae of a new malaria mosquito species are abundantly present in water containers in cities in Ethiopia. The mosquito, Anopheles stephensi, is the main malaria mosquito...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in West Darfur, Sudan, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reports today that 248 people in West Darfur...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Sudan Ministry of Health and Social Development has declared a State of Health Emergency in West Darfur after confirming 45 cases of chikungunya fever out of a total of 52...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 One additional circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus-2 (cVDPV2) case was reported in the Red Sea province, Sudan, bringing the total cases reported in to 23 since the first...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) in Sudan has confirmed 21 confirmed cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) in 10 states. The first case was reported in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Sudanese Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of poliomyelitis on Aug. 9 after the confirmation of two vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) in South Darfur ((in...

While sifting through the archives I stumbled across several old radio interviews that I never published as podcasts. This interview from March 2014 with founding dean of the National School of Tropical...

Pathogens don’t pay attention to international borders, with transmission and endemic areas often stretching between countries. In the new work, Moses Katabarwa of the Carter Center, USA, and colleagues...