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Sep 19, 2018
Toll from cholera outbreak in Lake Chad region crosses 500; UN says more than six million people at risk of diseaseThe Lake Chad region straddles parts of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, which are all facing the crisis of a cholera outbreak.
May 01, 2018
Diarrhoea took more lives than any other water-borne disease in past five years, govt data showsOver five years to 2017, water-borne diseases — cholera, diarrhoea, typhoid and viral hepatitis — caused 10,738 deaths, latest government data shows
Nov 09, 2017
Yemen will face mass famine unless Saudi Arabia-led coalition ends blockade of aid, warns UNSome 17 million people in Yemen are in desperate need of food, seven million of whom are at risk of famine and cholera has caused more than 2,000 deaths.
Oct 11, 2017
Rohingya crisis: UN launches cholera vaccination drive in Bangladesh for 650,000 refugeesThe UN is working with the Bangladesh government to vaccinate 650,000 people living in the sprawling camps against cholera, which spreads through dirty water and can kill if left untreated
Sep 18, 2017
Yemen cholera crisis: WHO urges country to accept vaccines to contain epidemic which has claimed 2,000 livesYemen, where a multinational conflict has caused a humanitarian crisis, had asked the UN health agency earlier this year for doses of the vaccine and later changed its mind
Aug 18, 2017
Sierra Leone mudslides: 109 minors killed, toll likely to increase as 600 still missingAt least 109 children were among the more than 300 people who were killed in the deadly floods and mudslides that swept through Sierra Leone
Aug 14, 2017
Yemen cholera outbreak: 5,000 people affected daily; poor sanitation leading to rapid spread of diseaseCholera is believed to have affected more than 500,000 people and killed nearly 2,000 since late April, the World Health Organization said
Aug 06, 2017
Cholera crisis in Yemen: Saudi Arabia pledges $33.7 mn aid to help WHO combat diseaseSaudi Arabia has pledged $33.7 million to help the World Health Organisation eradicate cholera in war-wrecked Yemen, where the disease has killed nearly 2,000 people, the WHO said on Sunday
Jul 27, 2017
Dengue, malaria deaths rise in Delhi despite growing health expenditure and claims of health revolutionDespite rising expenditure in the health sector, both communicable and non-communicable diseases continue to claim lives in rather big numbers, shows white paper on Delhi’s health sector released by Praja Foundation on Thursday.
Jul 23, 2017
Yemen cholera outbreak: Death toll rises to 1,800; Red Cross warns over 6,00,000 may be affected in 2017More than 600,000 people are expected to contract cholera in Yemen this year, the International Committee of the Red Cross warned Sunday