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Yemen risks 'massive resurgence' of cholera: Oxfam

Yemen risks 'massive resurgence' of cholera: Oxfam

Oxfam has warned that war-torn Yemen risks a "massive resurgence" of cholera, with around 195,000 suspected cases of the disease recorded so far this year.

Cyclone-hit Mozambique launches mass cholera vaccination blitz

Cyclone-hit Mozambique launches mass cholera vaccination blitz

A vaccination campaign was launched in Mozambique's central city of Beira on Wednesday after a cyclone slammed into the region and unleashed an outbreak of cholera, authorities said.

Cholera outbreak in Nigeria claims nearly 100 lives

Cholera outbreak in Nigeria claims nearly 100 lives

A cholera outbreak in north-eastern Nigeria has claimed nearly 100 lives over the past two weeks, the United Nations said Saturday.

Zimbabwe seeks $35 million to fight cholera outbreak

Zimbabwe seeks $35 million to fight cholera outbreak

Zimbabwe is appealing to individual citizens and local companies for $35 million to help fight a cholera outbreak that has killed 31 and infected more than 5,000, the finance minister said.

Zimbabwe declares cholera emergency after death toll rises to 20

Zimbabwe declares cholera emergency after death toll rises to 20

Zimbabwe declared a cholera outbreak in the capital Harare after 20 people died from the disease and more than 2,000 were infected by drinking contaminated water, new Health Minister Obadiah Moyo said on Tuesday.

Cholera scare on flight from Algeria to France

Cholera scare on flight from Algeria to France

The child was among 147 passengers on the ASL Airlines flight who were kept on the plane for about an hour after it landed.

WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge, asks for ceasefire to vaccinate

WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge, asks for ceasefire to vaccinate

Yemen may be on the brink of a new wave of cholera, with a heightened death rate because of widespread malnutrition

Namibia bans food imports from cholera-hit Zambia

Namibia bans food imports from cholera-hit Zambia

The Namibian government has provisionally banned the import of all perishable food, fish, fruits, unprocessed food and water from neighbouring Zambia, which has been hit by a cholera outbreak ...

Schools closed in Zambia as cholera toll rises to 61

Schools closed in Zambia as cholera toll rises to 61

The start of Zambia's school year has been postponed and all public gatherings banned to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 61 people, officials said Tuesday.

Zambia declares curfew in Lusaka slum struck by cholera

Zambia declares curfew in Lusaka slum struck by cholera

Zambia has declared a curfew in a poor Lusaka township badly affected by a cholera outbreak that has killed 58 people across the country since September, the government said on Sunday.

Zambia deploys army to battle cholera after 41 deaths

Zambia deploys army to battle cholera after 41 deaths

Zambia's president Edgar Lungu has deployed the army to help combat a cholera outbreak that has claimed 41 lives in the capital Lusaka and affected 1,550 more since September.

Lakmal vomits on field, Delhi may lose winter tests

Lakmal vomits on field, Delhi may lose winter tests

India's second innings was into its sixth over when Lakmal was seen bending over and throwing up. The Sri Lankan physio rushed in and eventually walked off with the player.