An outbreak of Chikungunya in Mombasa, first advised last week, has now resulted in at least 40 confirmed cases but hundreds more people are reporting typical…
A Hepatitis E outbreak in the informal settlements of north-western Windhoek, as reported on our post of Dec 21, continues with 214 cases now recorded.…
With the staging of the summer Olympic Games just 2 years away, the government is tackling a rise in syphilis cases - 5,534 for 2017 up to mid-December, a…
In the latest update from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), over 350 suspected yellow fever cases and 45 deaths have been reported from seven…
A 4-fold increase in the number of rabid animals detected in northern districts (Gilboa region, the Jordan & Jezreel Valleys, Megiddo and Yokne’am) has…
Data on measles and rubella notifications in 2017 show a dramatic rise in the incidence of both infections – over 3,500 suspected cases of measles/rubella were…
The US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel advisory in response to increased numbers of measles cases in returning…
Reunion Island off the eastern Madagascan coast has been identified as a new area of dengue transmission in the past month – at least eight cases have been…
Children and young adults aged up to 19 years have borne the brunt of the dengue fever outbreak which started in October last year. The case count has topped 2…
According to an update from the European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC), the Hepatitis A outbreak that started in June 2016 in the MSM community (men who…
A poultry abattoir found to be contaminated with listeria bacteria, has been closed, but the search is still on for the source of the outbreak which experts…
The World Health Organization (WHO) global influenza update of Jan 8th has identified a B strain as the predominant virus affecting areas of both the north and…