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International aid helps Mozambique fight cholera in Beira

Help from across the world is arriving as Mozambique battles to control a fast-spreading cholera outbreak in the cyclone-hit central city of Beira. The number of cholera cases jumped to …


Mozambique says cholera cases up to 271 in cyclone-hit city

Cholera cases among cyclone survivors in Mozambique have jumped to 271, authorities said, a figure that nearly doubled from the previous day.


UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 6:46 p.m.

‘Second disaster’ warned in Mozambique as cholera a concern

Cyclone-ravaged Mozambique faces a “second disaster” from cholera and other diseases, the World Health Organization warned on Tuesday, while relief operations pressed into rural areas where an unknown number of …


From destruction to cholera, Yemen war brings disasters

More than two years of civil war have led to continually compounding disasters in Yemen. Fighting rages on in a deadly stalemate. The economy has been bombed into ruins. Hunger …


Yemen official: Cholera has killed 746 in war-torn country

A Yemeni health official says more than 96,000 people have been infected with cholera in an outbreak that has caused at least 746 deaths since late April.


UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 8:25 p.m.

3,000 to 5,000 new cholera cases in Yemen each day, says UN

A suspected cholera outbreak is spreading quickly in war-ravaged Yemen, with an estimated 3,000 to 5,000 new cases every day, the U.N. children’s agency said on Saturday.


Drought-stricken Somalia battles hunger and cholera

The cholera epidemic is most prevalent among women and children. Cholera outbreaks often occur in refugee camps due to overcrowding and poor sanitation. Water scarcity also remains a major problem …


Tutu urges action against Zimbabwe’s Mugabe

HARARE, Zimbabwe – With the death toll from Zimbabwe’s cholera epidemic over 1,100 and the country in shambles, Nobelist Desmond Tutu said Wednesday it was time to threaten its longtime …