The state of Illinois has reported its first human rabies case (and death) in nearly 70 years after an 80yo man who was bitten by a rabid bat last month…
Health authorities in Lahore, Punjab are still grappling with COVID-19 cases and now an upsurge in dengue fever infections is further straining their resources…
An Oct 1 WHO news release expressed concern over the ‘documented gaps in population immunity against yellow fever’ (YF) after Nigeria reported 1,312 suspected…
Plague in 2 districts
A Pacific community report published this week advised that a total of 41 pertussis cases were recorded in the period between Sept 20 and Oct 1 – they were…
NGO assists in Kwango province; Cholera hotspots in 2 provinces; Measles in capital A Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) team has treated nearly 2,200 people…
The PAHO measles summary for the Americas this year up to early Sept has Brazil’s count of 552 confirmed cases and two deaths as highest for the region. States…
Sporadic reporting of trichinellosis cases from several towns and cities in two provinces have led health agencies to warn the public that only pork meats…
Summarised by CIDRAP, concerning news from a study conducted at a northern hospital between 2017 and 2019, as just under six percent of people diagnosed with…
The arrival of the rainy season has brought with it a surge in malaria and pneumonia cases among the children of Lakes state, while in Warrap State, malaria…
Amid a rise in rabies infections among local dogs and cats, Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in Eastern Cape Province last month reported the death of a young…
The WHO African regional office announced that there had been a slowing of COVID-19 cases in the last eight weeks, but the trend was ‘slower than in previous…