Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mozambique cholera cases jump to 139 a day after outbreak

Cholera cases in Mozambique among survivors of a devastating cyclone have shot up to 139, officials said, as nearly 1 million vaccine doses were rushed to the region and health workers desperately tried to improvise treatment ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

115 dead as Yemen cholera outbreak spreads: ICRC

A cholera outbreak has rapidly spread in Yemen, killing 115 people in two weeks in the impoverished country where hospitals badly damaged by more than two years of war can barely cope.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Treating cholera in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

Since Dr. Adam Levine arrived in Haiti in late October, he's been managing a cholera treatment unit for International Medical Corps. Hurricane Matthew devastated the area on Oct. 4, creating conditions that foment the spread ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The effectiveness of antibiotics in treating cholera

Researchers from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group, co-ordinated through the editorial base in LSTM, conducted an independent review of the effects of treating cholera with antimicrobial drugs, published in The Cochrane ...

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