Cholera is surging once again in war-ravaged Yemen

World 04/04/19, 12:24

Cholera is surging once again in Yemen, with the U.N. reporting that the number of suspected cases has doubled in March over previous months and doctors in overwhelmed health facilities fearing it could rival a 2017 outbreak that spiraled into ...

Mozambique cyclone death toll up to 598; cholera spreads

Africa 04/02/19, 04:39

Authorities say the death toll in Mozambique from last month's cyclone has risen to 598 while humanitarian workers race to contain a cholera outbreak in the storm's wake.The World Health Organization says at least 1,052 cholera cases have been reported ...

Mozambique confirms 1st cholera death as cases above 500

Africa 04/01/19, 03:59

Mozambican authorities have announced the first cholera death among cyclone survivors in the hard-hit city of Beira as the number of cases rises to 517.Broadcaster TVM on Sunday night cited national health official Ussene Isse for the new toll.Cases of ...

International aid helps Mozambique fight cholera in Beira

Health 03/31/19, 10:22

As Mozambique battles to control a fast-spreading cholera outbreak in the cyclone-hit central city of Beira, international assistance is arriving.The number of cholera cases jumped to 271 over the weekend although no deaths from the disease had been reported. More ...

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

Africa 03/30/19, 05:29

Mozambican authorities say the number of cholera cases among cyclone survivors has risen to 271.The Portuguese news agency Lusa cites national health director Ussein Isse, who initially declared the outbreak of the acute diarrheal disease on Wednesday with just five ...

Mozambique cholera cases jump to 139 a day after outbreak

Africa 03/29/19, 02:21

Officials in Mozambique say the number of cholera cases among survivors of a devastating cyclone has jumped to 139.The Portuguese news agency Lusa cites national health official Ussein Isse in a report late Thursday.The cholera outbreak had been declared a ...

Update: 5 cholera cases confirmed in cyclone-hit city

Africa 03/27/19, 04:57

The Latest on southern Africa cyclone (all times local):11:45 a.m.Authorities in Mozambique say five cases of cholera have been confirmed in the cyclone-hit city of Beira. They are the first confirmed cholera cases announced there since the storm hit on ...

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