Thika — A slaughterhouse in Makongeni, Thika has been shut down after six people were admitted at Thika level 5 Hospital following an anthrax outbreak suspected to have emanated from the abattoir.

Johannesburg — About 20 people have died of Malaria in Gauteng in the past five months, according to Dr Chike Asomugha, a senior advisor for Public Health and Communicable Diseases, at the Hillbrow

More than 1,000 people have died in an outbreak of meningitis in Nigeria, the Centre for Disease Control said Thursday, but added that the spread of the disease is slowing.

Tipping point: India shoulders the highest TB burden in the world, with over 2 million cases.

By 2040, 12.4% of patients in the country will have that variant, reports Lancet

Member of MSF Nigeria Emergency Response Unit (NERU) attends a woman in the meningitis treatment center run by MSF in Sokoto Mutalah Mohamad Hospital.

A three-year drought has left more than half a million people in need of urgent humanitarian aid in Somaliland.

More than 100,000 people have left their homes in search of food.

ZAMFARA, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When six-year old Mohammed Waziga arrived at a health centre in northwest Nigeria complaining of joint pains and drowsiness, he was given an injectio

Medical samples from four of the victims of a disease in Liberia that initially baffled scientists have tested positive for a type of meningitis, the minister of health said on Monday.

Evidence suggests a mysterious illness that has killed 12 people in Liberia is linked to food or drink poisoning and is not a viral infection, the UN said Friday, while confirming three new cases.

The ministry of health has confirmed an outbreak of Germany measles also known as Rubella in Agago district in northern Uganda.

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