The Ministry of Health and WHO have reported the first case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda during the outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Over 800,000 individuals will be vaccinated against cholera in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, as the area suffers an unprecedented combination of epidemics.
Argentina and Algeria have officially been certified as free of malaria by the WHO, both becoming the second country in their respective regions to achieve this certification.
In line with World Immunization Week, we’ve brought together a panel of experts to discuss the issues surrounding vaccine confidence in a ‘post-truth’ world.
Vaccine-preventable diseases – including measles and diphtheria – have surged in crisis-hit Venezuela, according to research presented at ECCMID.
A huge upsurge in malaria cases has been caused by Venezuela’s socioeconomic and political crisis, undoing years of progress and endangering neighbouring countries, according to research presented at ECCMID.
Following new research presented at ECCMID, experts are calling for people to not delay seeking medical advice after being exposed to potentially rabid animals overseas.
A new population-based survey has reported that low levels of public trust could have impacted the Ebola control efforts in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with a quarter of individuals not believing the virus was real and refusing vaccination.
An international study has compared the number of antibiotic resistance genes in water treatment plants across European countries, discovering that this correlates with the number of resistant bacteria in patient samples and antibiotic consumption across the region.