Tag archive for ‘cholera’
By Robert On Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Krugman calls out Trump for cholera in Puerto Rico, CDC does not anticipate

It’s so unfortunate that politics trumps everything in 2017 (no pun intended), so much to the point that it is nauseating to continue to read and hear about. Whether it be the NFL or Dr. Seuss books, it is More...

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 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 The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Iraq declares cholera outbreak: ‘We expect the number of cases to increase within the coming days’

The Iraqi Ministry of Health declared a cholera outbreak this weekend after a large number of acute watery diarrhea diseases cases were reported from Najaf and Diwaniya governorates and parts of west Baghdad. Image/CIA Laboratory 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 Monday, June 9th, 2014

Taiwan reports first ‘locally acquired’ dengue case of the summer, first indigenous cholera case

The Taiwan Center for Disease Control (CDC) is advising the public about removing mosquito breeding sites after health officials reported the first autochthonous case of dengue fever this summer. Image/CIA The patient More...

By Robert On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

South Sudan cholera outbreak grows, 670 cases in Juba

The cholera outbreak that was declared by the South Sudan Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Health Organization three weeks ago in Juba, has blossomed to hundreds of cases and two dozen deaths, More...

By Robert On Sunday, May 25th, 2014

Crisis in South Sudan: conflict, famine and cholera

The conflict in South Sudan, which began in mid-December 2013, has left a third of the population severely food insecure. Many people are unable to farm, tend to their livestock and feed their families. According More...

By Robert On Monday, May 19th, 2014

Chikungunya, cholera and other diseases in Haiti: An ‘on the ground’ perspective with Haitian Hearts, Dr. John Carroll

The cholera epidemic that began in October 2010 on the Caribbean island of Haiti, several months after the massive earthquake, has accounted for greater than 700,000 cases and 8,500 deaths. The mosquito borne virus, More...

By Robert On Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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Alamada placed under a ‘state of calamity’, over 500 sickened in diarrhea outbreak

In a follow up to a report Tuesday, the city of Alamada in North Cotabato province has been placed under a state of calamity after more than 500 people has been sickened in a diarrhea outbreak, according to a Philippine More...

By Robert On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Philippines: Cholera sickens more than 200 in Alamada

More than 200 residents of the city of Alamada in Cotabato province in Mindanao have been sickened by a diarrheal outbreak suspected to be cholera. Vibrio choleraeImage/CDC/ Janice Carr The Philippines news source, More...

By Robert On Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Haiti cholera cases down in 2014

The cholera epidemic that began in October 2010 on the Caribbean island of Haiti, several months after the massive earthquake, has accounted for greater than 700,000 cases and 8,500 deaths as of March 10, according More...

By Robert On Monday, February 10th, 2014

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 On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

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 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 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 On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Mexico reports three new cholera cases, brings total to 187

Three new cholera cases have been confirmed in Mexico, the first cases in a month, bringing the total number of cases to 187, according to a Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) cholera Epidemiological Update 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 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 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...



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