Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cholera kills 35 in Niger

A cholera epidemic has claimed 35 lives in Niger, the health ministry of the poor Sahel nation said Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Packaged water consumption linked to cholera outbreak in DRC capital

Cholera is a diarrheal disease caused by ingestion of the Vibrio cholerae bacterium. In November 2017, a cholera epidemic occurred in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where no outbreak had been recorded for ...

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Cause of 1990s Argentina cholera epidemic uncovered

The evolution of epidemic and endemic strains of the cholera-causing bacterium Vibrio cholerae in Argentina has been mapped in detail by researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical ...

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No money for masterpieces: Louvre bans cash over virus fears

The Louvre museum in Paris is temporarily no longer accepting cash as part of new measures that helped persuade employees worried about catching the coronavirus to return to work Wednesday.

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Suspected cholera cases soar in Yemen's Hodeida: charity

Suspected cholera cases have nearly tripled in the past three months in Hodeida, the Yemeni port city on the front line between a pro-government alliance and rebels, Save the Children said Tuesday.

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Yemen faces new surge in cholera cases: UN

Yemen faces a possible third wave of a cholera epidemic, the UN warned Thursday, following a jump in the number of suspected cases over recent weeks.

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