Cholera kills 97 in Nigeria’s northeast

A cholera outbreak in Nigeria’s northeast has killed nearly 100 people over the past two weeks and infected thousands more, the United Nations said. The number of recorded cases in Yobe and Borno states currently stands at 3,126, including 97 deaths, the UN Office for the Coordination of...

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 12:50am

Zimbabwe seeks $35 million to fight cholera outbreak

Zimbabwe is appealing to individual citizens and local companies for $35 million to help fight a cholera outbreak that has killed 31 and infected more than 5,000, the finance minister said. The worst cholera outbreak in a decade has exposed the problem of decaying urban infrastructure that became...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 11:48pm

Algeria confirms more cholera cases in northern provinces

Algerian Health Authorities announced on Sunday that there are more confirmed cases of cholera in northern provinces, according to official APS news agency. Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform, Mokhtar Hasbellaoui, said that there have been 49 confirmed cases out of 147 suspected...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 10:22am

WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge

Yemen may be on the brink of a new cholera epidemic, with a heightened death rate due to widespread malnutrition, and the United Nations is hoping for a ceasefire in the north to allow for vaccinations, the World Health Organization said on Friday. “We’ve had two major waves of cholera...

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 11:59pm

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