Dengue Fever in Cape Verde
For the first time in ten years, the islands of Cape Verde, or Cabo Verde off the coast of western Africa have reported two dozen confirmed dengue fever cases, according to an Observador report.
Cameroon confirms H5N8 bird flu in the north
Cameroon has confirmed a case of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus in the northern part of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday, citing a report from the Cameroonian livestock ministry.
The virus was found early January in exotic peacocks, in village chickens and in ducks, the ministry said.