Ebola Crisis in the DRC Declared Defeated

Two months ago, the deadly Ebola virus made international headlines as it appeared that the virus had returned to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) And on May 11, the DRC’s Ministry of Health affirmed to the World Health Organization (WHO) that a blood sample taken from a suspected case had … Read more about Ebola Crisis in the DRC Declared Defeated

Meningitis in Nigeria

Sub-Saharan Africa, aptly named the “African Meningitis Belt”,  is no stranger to meningitis outbreaks with over one million cases reported since 1988. Outbreaks generally occur during the dry months (December – June) when people are more likely to spread the disease by sneezing and coughing as a … Read more about Meningitis in Nigeria