Tag Archives: Outbreak

Africa’s 146th coronavirus case confirmed in Ethiopia

March 2020 StandardMedia; Ethiopia’s Health Minister Lia Tadesse has announced its first positive case of coronavirus in the country.A statement shared on Twitter says that the 48-year-old Japanese national arrived in Ethiopia on March 4 from Burkina Faso.“He is undergoing medical follow-up and is in a stable condition. Those who …

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NIGERIA: Lassa Fever Now in 27 States – Health Minister

February 2020 PremiumTimes; The Minister for Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said about 27 states of the federation have recorded cases of Lassa fever as at the last count. Mr Ehanire said this on Thursday during a meeting with state health commissioners across the 36 states, at a two-day event organised …

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KENYA:Jacaranda, San Valencia hotels shut in cholera crackdown

July 2017 BusinessDaily;The Jacaranda and San Valencia Hotels in Nairobi have been shut down indefinitely following a cholera crackdown by government. The two top hotels are said to have offered catering services at public events where participants were later hospitalised after developing cholera-related symptoms. Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu said …

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SUDAN: Cholera Spreads Amid Govt Denial

May 2017 dabangasudan; Cholera continues to spread in Sudan’s eastern states, with more fatalities and infections reported across White Nile state, North Kordofan and Sennar. The federal authorities are beginning to respond, however Khartoum continues to refer to the outbreak as ‘acute watery diarrhoea’. The official Sudan News Agency (SUNA) …

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