Cholera case diagnosed in Oman

2015-11-09 17:00

Omani health authorities have urged caution after a woman who had visited Iraq was found to be infected with cholera, a report says.

Cholera, climate change fuel Haiti's humanitarian crisis

2015-08-19 11:22

Climate Change, cholera and the return of thousands of emigrants from the neighbouring Dominican Republican are fuelling a humanitarian crisis in Haiti, the UN has warned.

At least 18 die of cholera in South Sudan in 3 weeks

2015-06-25 08:24

Cholera has killed at least 18 people in Juba, capital of South Sudan, in the last three weeks and the government will step up measures to counter the spread of the disease, an official says.

Cholera outbreak among Burundi refugees in Tanzania slowing

2015-05-26 14:04

A cholera outbreak raging among Burundian refugees in Tanzania has slowed significantly with no new deaths reported in the past five days, the UN says.

WHO: Cholera kills 30 Burundi refugees in Tanzanian camp

2015-05-21 22:10

A World Health Organisation official in Tanzania says a cholera outbreak has killed at least 30 people in a refugee camp for Burundians fleeing political unrest.

Masses of Burundi refugees show up in Tanzania

2015-05-20 07:55

Cholera and severe diarrhoea have broken out among tens of thousands of refugees from Burundi who are jammed into a village in Tanzania on the edge of Lake Tanganyika, aid agencies say.

Cholera confirmed at SA, Zim border

2015-03-05 09:55

Zimbabwe has confirmed eight cases of cholera, including two on the border with South Africa, a report says.

Violence in Nigeria adds to cholera epidemic

2014-11-03 14:59

Violence in Nigeria is pushing refugees and cholera across the border, aid agencies say.

Cholera outbreak in Ghana kills at least 67 since June

2014-08-25 08:47

Cholera has killed at least 67 people in Ghana since June and infected more than 5,000 others in an outbreak that highlights the health and sanitation challenges facing one of Africa's fastest-growing economies.

Cholera kills 6 in northern Nigeria

2014-07-21 09:01

A cholera outbreak in northern Nigeria’s Kano state has killed six people and infected scores, the state health commissioner says, although a local charity put the toll higher.


WHO: Nearly 5 000 cholera cases in Tanzania

2015-10-22 22:12

Tanzania is facing a major cholera outbreak, counting nearly 5 00 cases and dozens of deaths, says the World Health Organisation.

Cholera kills 32 in South Sudan

2015-07-07 15:11

As many as 5 000 children under five are at risk of dying from cholera unless urgent action is taken to contain the outbreak, says the United Nations.

Cholera outbreak kills at least 18 in South Sudan

2015-06-23 13:15

At least 18 people have died of cholera in war-torn South Sudan, the health ministry says, as it declares an outbreak of the highly contagious infection.

Cholera hits 3 000 Burundi refugees

2015-05-22 16:44

Three thousand cases of cholera have been reported in a worsening epidemic in Tanzania among Burundian refugees.

Kenya cholera death toll rises to 65

2015-05-20 13:45

At least 65 people are confirmed to have died in a nearly five-month-old cholera outbreak in Kenya, with infections also continuing to rise in the capital Nairobi, health officials say.

2 more Zim cholera patients isolated

2015-03-09 16:02

Two more cholera patients have been admitted to an isolation unit in Zimbabwe’s border town of Beitbridge, bringing to 10 the number of recorded cases countrywide, reports say.

Cholera epidemic kills 41 in Mozambique

2015-03-02 13:56

The death toll from a cholera epidemic in Mozambique that broke out after widespread flooding has risen by almost 50% in two weeks to 41, health officials say.

UN: Niger cholera outbreak kills 51

2014-10-28 08:23

Niger has seen more than 1 300 cases of cholera since the beginning of the year, with 51 people dying of the disease, the UN says.

Ghana cholera outbreak at 'staggering' level

2014-08-15 20:48

A cholera outbreak in Ghana's capital has reached "staggering" levels, an official said Friday, blaming poor sanitation and overcrowded health facilities for the rapid spread of the disease.

UN has 'moral responsibility' to tackle Haiti cholera

2014-07-14 11:37

The UN has a "moral responsibility" to help impoverished Haiti end a devastating cholera outbreak some blame on peacekeepers, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says.

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