Residents of the municipality of Sabana de Uchire in the coastal province of Anzoátegui blame the failure by authorities to fumigate insect breeding habitats…
THE LATEST information emerging on the paediatric hepatitis of unknown aetiology delivered at a WHO briefing on May 10 is that there are now 348 probable cases…
The reporting of monkeypox in Nigeria is sporadic: a recent governmental situation update advised that positive cases had been detected in four states in April…
Late last week health authorities confirmed an imported case of monkeypox in a traveller from Nigeria; the patient is currently receiving treatment at a London…
Last week’s WHO COVID-19 epi update showed a general decline in new global COVID-19 cases and deaths, however the African and American regions did report an…
An outbreak of cholera was declared late last month in the neighbouring regions of Kigoma and Katavi in Tanzania’s west. The majority of the suspected cases…
Last week the GPEI announced three new circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) cases in Nigeria (Niger, Katsina and Zamfara states), bringing…
Plans for suppressing dengue fever outbreaks are underway as the pre-monsoon rains arrive in Kathmandu Valley. A UN report on the impacts of climate change…
Children aged under six made up the majority of the nearly 22,500 hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases recorded to the end of April this year. The states…
Cholera infections have been confirmed in residents of an informal settlement area east of Nairobi’s central business district. Two deaths have been reported…
The death toll from tick-borne infection Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) has risen to seven since early 2021 and cases are three times higher than in…
A spate of rabid dog attacks on villagers has been reported in Tabanan Regency in SW Bali and local officials have said there are several risk hotspots in the…