Leptospirosis case numbers have shot up – from 36 in January to 80 by February 21. The three most affected areas were in the neighbouring communes of…
The number of Sarawak’s rabies-affected areas has risen to 67 after a positive rabies result was obtained from a pet dog which had bitten its owner earlier…
A council established to tackle malaria elimination is to focus on the counties of Busia and Siaya, near the northern shores of Lake Victoria. The health…
The Feb 23 WHO epi update reports six consecutive weeks of decline in new COVID-19 cases, with deaths down for three weeks in a row. Of the five countries…
The Ebola outbreak in N'Zerekore prefecture has now claimed six lives and the latest tally of cases is four confirmed and five probable – another
Three diphtheria cases have been reported in children this year in the southern cities of Neiba, Baní and San Cristóbal, but the Ministry of Public Health is…
The latest account of the plague outbreak in the NE province of Ituri now has the total at more than 520 cases, of which all but seven were the bubonic form.…
The dengue fever (DENV-2) outbreak continues as the number of probable and confirmed cases climbed to 48, according to a Feb 19 update from the health ministry…
Investigations are continuing into a recent Salmonella outbreak in Newfoundland and Labrador, and Nova Scotia. Initial enquiries undertaken by health agencies…
Another reminder for the general public of the dangers of handling bats, even if they appear sick or injured, after a red flying fox found in a Gold Coast (…
The CDC is investigating nine cases of extensively-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever in US residents who had no history of travel (eight were from 2020).…
The central Asian country is reporting its first vaccine-derived polio case, one that is said to be linked to an outbreak in Pakistan. The cVDPV2 infection was…