A Nov 17 health bulletin reports another eight locally-acquired dengue fever cases (DENV-2) on Futuna, most of which were in Alo district, and an uptick in…
Suspected yellow fever infections have been reported in three new local government areas (LGAs) of Enugu state - testing of blood samples taken from the sick…
Dutch health authorities have added another West Nile virus case to this year’s total (now six): a more recent infection which occurred during the cooler month…
South Africa has opened once again to all foreign visitors, subject to strict health protocols which include a valid certificate showing a negative PCR test ‘…
Mexico is the latest country to pass 1 million COVID-19 cases, while across the globe, the WHO reported nearly 4 million cases for the ninth consecutive week…
A WHO update on the Rift Valley fever (RVF) outbreak in Tagant, Assaba and Adrar regions that was first advised in September reveals that the initial eight…
The source of infection in Sarawak’s latest fatal rabies case remains unknown after authorities were unable to link the man’s exposure to the virus to any of…
The Nov 17 PAHO update on diphtheria includes the four recent cases in Peru, however the majority of the region’s 56 cases were in Haiti, where the disease is…
In a Nov 16 post showing two days to run till the anticipated end of Equateur’s Ebola outbreak, the government has now released that Equateur’s Ebola outbreak…
The West Australian health department has warned locals as well as visitors to be extra careful in avoiding mosquito bites in view of a hike in Ross River…
The 15 cVDPV2 cases recorded this week included two infections in Kabul (the remainder across six provinces) and in Pakistan there were no infections to report…
During the Southern African Development Community’s recognition of Malaria Week, a reminder on the risk of malaria ahead of the festive season from the Gauteng…