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By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 17th, 2016
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Yemen cholera outbreak tops 10,000

The Ministry of Public Health and Population in Yemen has reported new cases of cholera in Yemen. Image/CIA Since the last update on 6 December, 1173 new suspected cases of acute watery diarrhea/ cholera and 3 additional More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
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Yemen suspected cholera cases double in a week

In a follow-up to a report last week on the cholera outbreak in Yemen, the Ministry of Public Health and Population in Yemen has confirmed additional cases of cholera and cholera-related deaths in the country. Image/CIA As More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 9th, 2014
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South Sudan cholera outbreak spreads, nears 1500 cases

The crisis in South Sudan progressively gets worse as the security situation gets worse in parts of Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile states.  Clashes, sporadic shootings and fighting ongoing, some humanitarian workers More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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Vibrio cholera confirmed as cause of North Cotabato outbreak

The etiology of the diarrhea outbreak that has struck the city of Alamada in North Cotabato, Mindanao has been confirmed as Vibrio cholerae, the agent of cholera, according to health officials. Vibrio cholerae on More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 11th, 2014
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Nigeria: Kano State has reported 71 cholera deaths since November

Since the first cholera cases appeared in the northern Nigerian state of Kano, health officials have reported no less than 71 fatalities due to the bacterial disease, according to a This Day Live report Friday. According More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, December 22nd, 2013
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Haiti still recorded over 1,100 cholera cases a week in 2013

Since the outbreak of cholera began in Haiti in October 2010, months after the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Caribbean country, amazingly, Haiti is still recording over 1,100 cholera cases per week, More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
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Nepal government rejects blame for Haiti cholera epidemic

Cholera was not seen on the Caribbean island of Haiti for a century, and then the massive 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the country in Jan. 2010. Vibrio choleraeImage/CDC/ Janice Carr Months later arrived UN peacekeepers More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
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Mexico cholera outbreak rises to 180 with new cases from Hidalgo and Veracruz

The outbreak of cholera in Mexico continues to rise as The Ministry of Health reports an additional four cases, two eah from Hidalgo and Veracruz states, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) update today. Vibrio More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
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Nigeria cholera outbreak grows: 1,623 cases and 86 deaths

The outbreak of cholera is growing and expanding in the west African country of Nigeria as the bacterial disease is being reported in higher numbers from more states.   Vibrio choleraeImage/CDC/ Janice Carr According More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, October 28th, 2013
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Mexico reports five additional cholera cases from La Huasteca region

The Mexico Ministry of Health has reported five new cholera cases from the La Huasteca region on the Gulf coast, this brings the total number of cases in the current outbreak to 176. Image/[email protected] C via Wikimedia More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 24th, 2013
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Cholera spreads in Nigeria: Lagos, Plateau and Oyo states report the disease

In a follow-up to a report Tuesday concerning a cholera outbreak in Zamfara State in Nigeria, more cases and deaths are being reported from other areas of the West African nation. The OsunDefender reports that the More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 20th, 2013
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Cholera cases up a dozen in Mexico, total case count now 171

In a follow up to the current cholera outbreak in Mexico, The Ministry of Health in Mexico has reported another 12 cases in the past week, bringing the total case count to 171, according to a World Health Organization More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 13th, 2013
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Mexico cholera outbreak rises to 159 cases, majority from Hidalgo

In a follow up to a report earlier this month, the cholera outbreak in Mexico has increased significantly in the past week or so, according to the  Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).   Vibrio choleraeImage/CDC/ More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, October 12th, 2013
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Cholera outbreak reported in Zamfara State, Nigeria

At least 130 people hospitalized and two people have died in Zamfara State in northwestern Nigeria in a current cholera outbreak, according to a report in the Nigerian Bulletin. The outbreak has affected the areas More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
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Mexico reports 36 new cholera cases

Mexican health officials are reporting three dozen new cholera cases in Hidalgo state, according to a Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Epidemiological Alert released Oct. 1. Image/CIA The alert specifies More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
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US officials issue cholera warning for Cuba

The US Interests Section in Havana, Cuba issued a “security message” for US citizens residing in or traveling to the  island, concerning the risks of cholera, which has been identified in the capital More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, August 18th, 2013
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Yale researcher discusses Haiti cholera outbreak and link to UN peacekeepers

Earlier this month, researchers from Yale University released a report detailing the legal and medical reasons why the United Nations (UN) should been be held responsible for this cholera tragedy in Haiti. Haiti More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, August 17th, 2013
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Guinea-Bissau cholera outbreak risks expected to ‘linger for several months’

The west African country of Guinea-Bissau has reported 700 cases of cholera thus far in 2013, making it the country in the region with the most cases, according to a IRIN, the humanitarian news and analysis service More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
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Bongo Island cholera outbreak ‘contained’, no new cases reported

In a follow up to a story last week, health officials from the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) in the southern Philippines say the cholera outbreak that struck Bongo Island, Maguindanao has been “contained”, More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
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The CDC advises ‘practicing usual precautions’ to prevent cholera if traveling to Hispaniola

The cholera outbreaks in Haiti and the Dominican Republic have been ongoing since the fall of 2010 resulting in thousands of deaths and hundreds of thousands of cases, according to a CDC travel notice today. Image/CIA In More...


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