Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Yemen reports five more coronavirus cases

Yemen's internationally recognised government on Wednesday reported five new coronavirus cases amid warnings by health and aid organisations the pandemic could have dire consequences in the war-ravaged country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vexed by how to contain virus, countries take tough steps

Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam's holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports across Latin America looked for signs of sick passengers Thursday as the new virus troubled a mushrooming ...

Medical research

Stopping cholera and saving lives

Daniele Lantagne is dedicated to combating infectious diseases, such as diarrhea, cholera, and Ebola. At the School of Engineering's Environmental Sustainability Lab, her approach encompasses laboratory, field, and policy ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO anti-cholera vaccination campaign begins in Sudan

The World Health Organization has launched a vaccination campaign in two southeastern provinces in Sudan to contain a cholera outbreak following flash floods that swept the country in late August.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Over 830,000 cholera vaccinations planned in DR Congo: WHO

More than 830,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province will be vaccinated against cholera, which has claimed over 240 lives this year, the World Health Organization said Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cholera kills two, infects 1,400 in cyclone-hit Mozambique

A cyclone-induced cholera outbreak in central Mozambique has killed two people and infected more than 1,400, the government announced Tuesday on the eve of the launch of a mass vaccination drive.

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