Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In Yemen, corruption worsened world's worst cholera outbreak

In the summer of 2017, a plane chartered by the United Nations idled on the tarmac at an airport in the Horn of Africa as officials waited for final clearance to deliver half a million doses of cholera vaccine to Yemen. Amid ...

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Suspected cholera cases spikes in Yemen in 2019: UN

Nearly 110,000 suspected cases of cholera have been reported in war-hit Yemen since the beginning of January, including 190 related deaths, the UN said on Monday.

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Stopping cholera in its tracks with bacteriophages

Cholera strikes almost 3 million people each year worldwide, causing 95,000 deaths. An acute diarrheal infection, it's prevalent in regions with inadequate access to clean water and sanitation.

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Cholera outbreak kills 6 in Cameroon

Six people have died in Cameroon from a cholera outbreak that has infected 43 people since May, the health ministry said.

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Haiti's killer cholera epidemic could end this year: UN

Haiti's killer cholera epidemic could be over this year, the United Nation's children's fund said on Friday, as the number of cases declines following the world's most virulent outbreak in modern times.

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WHO sounds alarm over DRCongo cholera epidemic

The World Health Organization on Saturday sounded the alarm over a cholera outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo which has already claimed 528 lives and reached "worrying proportions".

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Death toll from Nigeria cholera rises to 21: official

The death toll from a cholera outbreak in restive northeast Nigeria has risen to 21, with most of the victims living in a camp for people displaced by Boko Haram violence, the health ministry said Tuesday.

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