A recent publication in the Clinical Infectious Disease Journal highlights an investigation identifying a cluster of Guinean patients with drug resistant leprosy infections .
Tag: West Africa
At least five people have died since 29 February 2016 due to a new flare up of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Guinea . The
Estimating the fatality of the 2014 West African Ebola Outbreak “Case fatality rate” – or CFR – is a term that’s been tossed around a
Nations around the world have voiced concern about West Africa’s Ebola outbreak spreading via air travel, with warnings like “Ebola only a plane ride away.”
On July 15, the WHO reported a total of 964 cases including 603 deaths in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. Guinea still has the greatest
The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, which was first identified in March 2014 in Guinea, continues to spread in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.
UNICEF released a statement this week warning of the fast-growing cholera outbreak in the Sahel region of west and central Africa. So far this year,