Tag archive for ‘Vibrio cholerae’
By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 17th, 2016

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 Robert On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

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 On Friday, May 16th, 2014

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 On Monday, November 25th, 2013

Mexico cholera outbreak increases by four cases, government says it’s ‘under control’

The cholera outbreak in Mexico has grown to 184 cases, that’s an increase of four cases since the last update nearly two weeks ago, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) update today. The newest cases More...

By Robert On Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Cholera confirmed in South Carolina, linked to eating raw shellfish

At least three people in South Carolina have been confirmed positive for the bacterium, Vibrio cholerae, the causative agent of the gastrointestinal disease, cholera, according to South Carolina health officials More...

By Robert 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 On Saturday, September 7th, 2013

PaxVax Initiates Phase 3 Clinical Trial Challenge Studies for Single-Dose Oral Cholera Vaccine

PRESS RELEASE Menlo Park, Calif., – September 6, 2013 – PaxVax Inc, which develops and commercializes innovative vaccines against infectious diseases in a socially responsible manner, today announced that it More...

By Robert On Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

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 On Saturday, January 19th, 2013
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Cholera in Cuba: Risk is low for European travelers

Image/CIA In a follow-up to an earlier story about the cholera outbreak in Cuba, European health authorities say the overall risk of cholera infection in travelers visiting Cuba should still be considered low, More...

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