Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tanzanian cholera outbreak kills 18: ministry

An outbreak of cholera in Tanzania has left 18 dead in two months, the health ministry said Saturday, warning the situation could worsen as the rainy season continues.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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".

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Suspected diarrhoea kills 38 Sudanese in one month: UN

Suspected acute diarrhoea has killed 38 Sudanese in the past month and 317 since August 2016, the UN said Wednesday, warning the outbreak could worsen ahead of the rainy season.

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Slum children face high risk of diarrhoea in Nepal

Diarrhoea is one of the leading causes of child mortality in developing countries. Two million children die of diarrhoea in the world every year. Research published recently in the Journal of Lumbini Medical College has found ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Diarrhoea kills more than 500 in Somalia since January: UN

Cholera and acute diarrhoea have killed more than 500 people and left tens of thousands of others sick in drought-hit parts of Somalia since January, the United Nations said Thursday.

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