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Cholera Outbreak

Mexican Cholera Outbreak Spreads To 159 Confirmed Cases

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

MEXICO CITY, Oct 14 (Reuters) - A cholera outbreak in central Mexico has risen to 159 confirmed cases and spread to four states as well as the capit...

93 People Affected By Cholera

AP | Posted 08.30.2013 | Latino Voices

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Authorities in the Dominican Republic are checking the water in a city in the south of the Caribbean country afte...

Rudy's Armor: A Cholera Vaccine in Haiti

Jason Hayes | Posted 10.09.2012 | Impact
Jason Hayes

To Rudy Laurent and his family, cholera seemed to be everywhere. Now, Laurent has a little bit of armor. In his wallet he carries a vaccination card; in his blood he carries two antigens (cell parts that spur our immune system to build antibodies) made in Hyderabad, India.

2,500 Die In One Of The Biggest Cholera Outbreaks Africa Has Ever Seen

AP | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

GENEVA -- The U.N. children's agency says almost 2,500 people have died in one of the biggest cholera outbreaks western Africa has ever seen. UNICEF ...

UN Appeals For $164 Million To Combat Haiti Cholera

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GENEVA — The United Nations asked for $164 million Friday to fight the cholera outbreak in Haiti that has already claimed 724 lives and is expec...

Haiti Cholera Matches South Asian Strain, Says CDC

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A cholera outbreak that has killed more than 300 people in Haiti matches strains commonly found in South Asia, the U.S. ...

Protesters Blame UN Base For Cholera In Haiti

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Hundreds of protesters who blame U.N. peacekeepers from Nepal for Haiti's widening cholera epidemic marched on a rural m...

Nigerian Cholera Epidemic: Over 1,500 Killed

The Guardian | David Smith and Agencies | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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Zero cholera! - How to stop the spread in Haiti

Louis Belanger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

Oxfam's aggressive approach to stopping cholera in Haiti includes going from field to field with important information to help farmers stay healthy. ...

Haiti's Candidate Michel Martelly Talks About the Election, Fraud, and the Future

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

During a forty-minute interview, Haitian presidential candidate Michel Martelly discussed the election, the results of which are to be announced today by the country's Permanent Electoral Council.

Haiti: Out of Sight, Out of Mind (VIDEO)

Walden Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Walden Davis

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Faith In A Time Of Cholera

Kent Annan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kent Annan

I hope that faith can sometimes consist of finding nothing left to pray except to echo the words of the one I call savior, and loudly scream or softly whisper or pitifully wonder: "My God, my God, why have you forsaken them?"

CDC Says Haiti's Cholera Due to "One Event"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

SAINT-MARC, HAITI-- OCTOBER 25, 2010-Evca Dormevil, 5, of Grande-Saline Douin rests on a cot with tear streaked cheeks as she receives fluids throug...

Chasing Cholera: A Report from Artibonite, Haiti

Crystal Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Crystal Wells

Here in Gonaives, it's often hard to tell the living from the dead. So many are somewhere in between, their bodies limp and pupils rolled back in their skulls.

Cholera Outbreak In Haiti: Over 1,000

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — An outbreak of cholera has killed more than 1,000 people, the Haitian government said Tuesday as it sent top officials t...

Haiti: Testimony From Camp Corail as Cholera Looms

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

While Haiti was spared severe wind damage from Hurricane Tomas, flooding killed eight people and threatens to worsen a serious cholera epidemic. 1.3 m...

Everyone has Cholera on Their Mind

Susana Ferreira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Susana Ferreira

It's been nearly a week now since the first cholera cases were detected in a rural area north of Port-au-Prince, and in the days following a major public information and prevention campaign has been launched.

UN Investigates Origin Of Haiti Cholera Outbreak

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MIREBALAIS, Haiti — U.N. investigators took samples of foul-smelling waste trickling behind a Nepalese peacekeeping base toward an infected rive...

Haiti Cholera Outbreak Spreads Toward Capital: Hundreds Dead, Thousands Sick

AP | JACOB KUSHNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A cholera outbreak that already has left 250 people dead and more than 3,000 sickened is at the doorstep of an enormous ...

Cholera Outbreak In Rural Haiti Kills At Least 142

AP | JACOB KUSHNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ST. MARC, Haiti — A cholera epidemic spread in central Haiti on Friday as aid groups rushed doctors and supplies to fight the country's worst he...

What South Africa's Water Trial Can Teach Us About Health Care For All

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

Let's hope that the Constitutional Court and the U.S. court of public opinion come to the right conclusion and accept responsibility for essential services.

Zimbabwe's Poor Healthcare System Causing Humanitarian Crisis

NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
NYCity News Service

The collapse of Zimbabwe's health system has created a humanitarian crisis where people are already suffering from a crippling hyperinflation and severe food, fuel and currency shortages.

South Africa Cholera Fears Spread As Zimbabwe Refugees Evicted

Mail and Guardian | NOSIMILO NDLOVU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Humanitarian organisations assisting Zimbabwean refugees in Musina have warned that the closure of the showground -- a large open field near the bord...

Zimbabwe Cholera Epidemic Getting Worse

CNN | Nkepile Mabuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The outbreak -- one of the world's largest, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) -- is only getting worse, and could be a stepping-stone t...

As Obama Urges Action on Zimbabwe, Health Crisis Worsens

Jirair Ratevosian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jirair Ratevosian

As hopeful rhetoric permeates US leadership, Zimbabwe's health crisis is taking a turn for the worse. The average life expectancy has plummeted from 62 in the early 1990s to 36 today.