Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cholera kills over 2,300 in Nigeria's worst outbreak in years

Cholera has killed more than 2,300 people and infected thousands more, mostly children, in Nigeria since the start of the year, a senior health official said on Monday, in the nation's worst outbreak in years.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nigeria faces one of its worst cholera outbreaks in years

Nigeria is seeing one of its worst cholera outbreaks in years, with more than 2,300 people dying from suspected cases as Africa's most populous country struggles to deal with multiple disease outbreaks.

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

Cholera kills 55 people in northern Mozambique

A cholera outbreak has killed 55 people affected by a jihadist violence since the end of last year in northern Mozambique, UNICEF said Wednesday.

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 ...

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