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World - Africa
4/8/2024 2:48:11 PM
Rescuers carried out search operations off the northern coast of Mozambique on Monday after a makeshift ferry boat carrying people fleeing a cholera outbreak capsized, killing at least 97.

World - Africa
1/15/2024 5:52:06 PM
Zambia said Monday it had received a first batch of more than a million oral doses of cholera vaccines from the World Health Organization (WHO) to fight a dangerous outbreak.

World - War in Sudan
9/26/2023 2:45:28 PM
Outbreaks of cholera and dengue fever have been reported in eastern Sudan, where thousands of people are sheltering in crowded camps amid deadly fighting between the country’s military and a rival paramilitary force, the U.N. health agency said on Tuesday.

World - Africa
9/20/2023 6:42:09 PM
Heavy rain in the conflict-ridden east of the Democratic Republic of Congo is making conditions "unlivable" for millions, the World Food Programme said Wednesday, calling for $630 million in emergency aid.

World - Africa
5/24/2023 12:00:22 PM
A grieving family gathers in their yard in a town near Pretoria, mourning the death of a relative who fell victim to a deadly cholera outbreak which has killed 15 people in recent days.

Life & Style - Health
5/21/2023 10:52:18 AM
One billion people in 43 countries are at risk of cholera — a “pandemic killing the poor” — despite prevention and treatment being relatively straightforward, the United Nations warned .

World - Africa
3/23/2023 6:09:45 PM
Devastation in southern Africa wrought by Cyclone Freddy is raising "major health risks," including the spread of cholera, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.

World - Africa
3/20/2023 5:48:55 PM
Malawi faces increased risk of a surge in cholera cases following the devastation caused by Cyclone Freddy that has destroyed water systems and toilets, the health ministry warned Monday.

World - Africa
2/9/2023 3:55:53 PM
The deadliest cholera outbreak in Malawi's history has killed at least 1,210 people, while vaccines remain scarce, the World Health Organization said Thursday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Theater
2/7/2023 7:32:28 PM

Life & Style - Style
2/2/2023 4:06:37 PM
Africa's public health agency says countries with deadly cholera outbreaks on the continent have no ``immediate access'' to vaccines amid a global supply shortage.

World - Africa
1/15/2023 10:58:57 PM
Malawi is facing its worst outbreak in two decades. The outbreak started early in 2022 and has, so far, resulted in over 18,000 cases and the loss of 750 lives. It’s also forced the closure of schools and many businesses.

World - Africa
1/2/2023 4:56:53 PM
Schools in Malawi's two largest cities are to remain closed until further notice due to a worsening cholera outbreak, the government said on Monday.

World - Africa
12/25/2022 10:58:05 AM
Few in the giant displacement camps north of Goma, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, are enjoying the feasting and festivities they usually reserve for Christmas.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Theater
12/6/2022 10:14:10 PM

World - International
11/23/2022 5:25:15 PM
A cholera outbreak sweeping through Haiti is claiming a growing number of children amid a surge in malnutrition, UNICEF announced Wednesday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/9/2022 5:44:59 PM
Egypt’s Ambassador to Lebanon Yasser Elwy announced that a new batch of medical aid including medicine and vaccines arrived in Beirut earlier Wednesday.

World - Region
11/7/2022 5:11:07 PM
Human Rights Watch Monday accused the government in Damascus and Turkey of exacerbating Syria's deadly cholera outbreak by restricting aid and water-flow to the country's Kurdish-held northeast.

World - Region
11/5/2022 12:44:16 PM
Marwa Khaled's teenage son was hospitalised with cholera after drinking polluted water in Lebanon's impoverished north -- yet she still buys the same contaminated water, the only kind she can afford.

World - Region
10/23/2022 11:39:57 AM
Cholera is making a comeback in Lebanon as approximately 18 cases were already confirmed in the country as of Oct. 10, just days after the first case was detected, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Lebanese Ministry of Health Sunday.

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