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By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Cholera in Nigeria: 22,000 cases reported in first half of 2014

The cholera outbreak in Nigeria that has affected at least 17 states has sickened some 22,000 people during the first 5 1/2 months of 2014. According to a report in This Day Live today, Minister of Health, Prof. More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, February 10th, 2014
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Nigeria: Nearly 1,000 cholera cases reported in January

The large cholera outbreak that plagued the west Africa nation of Nigeria in 2013 appears to have continued its course during the first month of 2014, according to data published on Catholic Online Sunday. Image/CIA Based More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Makurdi, Nigeria cholera outbreak kills at least 30

An outbreak of cholera in Makurdi, in Benue State has accounted in at least 30 deaths from the serious gastrointestinal disease, according to a report today in the Abuja news source, Leadership. Image/CIA Local More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 17th, 2014
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Cholera kills 11 in Nigeria’s Jigawa State

An outbreak of cholera in Nigeria’s Jigawa State has killed at least 11 people, health officials note, according to Premium Times report Thursday. Vibrio choleraeImage/CDC/ Janice Carr According to a statement 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, 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 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 Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
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Nigeria: Zamfara cholera death toll up to 50

In a follow-up to an earlier report, the death toll due to the outbreak of cholera in Zamfara State in Nigeria has climbed to 50, according to the Nigerian news source, Leadership Tuesday. Vibrio cholerae on TCBS 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...


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