National Centre for Disease Control warns of cholera outbreak in Libya as cases increase in Algeria

The Monitoring and Investigation Department of the National Centre for Disease Control has raised the level of preparedness to deal with the possibility of the transmission of cholera from Algeria to Libya, especially in border areas. The department called on Read More …

Doctor in eastern Congo contracts Ebola in ‘dreaded’ scenario: WHO

A doctor has become the first probable Ebola case in one of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s most violence-ridden and inaccessible zones, a scenario “we have all been dreading”, the World Health Organization said on Friday. Since the outbreak Read More …

Measles epidemic in Europe hits record high, WHO warns

The measles epidemic sweeping Europe has reached an eight-year high, with more than 41,000 cases reported in the first six months of the year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned. This far-exceeds the end of year totals from every other year this decade Read More …