Tags : Cholera Outbreak

Cameroon: An Outbreak Of Cholera Kills 140 People In 7

At least 140 people ( case fatality ratio 2%) have died of Cholera in Cameroon since the disease re-emerged in the country last year. According to the Prime Minister on Wednesday, more than 7,000 cases have been reported since the resurgence of the disease in October 2021, with new cases mostly recorded in Littoral and […]Read More

South Sudan Records First Cholera Outbreak In 5 Years

At least one person has died in South Sudan in the latest cholera outbreak to be reported in South Sudan since the devastating outbreak in 2017, affecting more than 28,000 people with 644 deaths. According to the Health Minister, Elizabeth Acuei Yol, a total of 31 cases, including one death was reported from Rubkona town […]Read More

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ANALYSIS: COVID-19, Cholera Threaten Nigeria Health System

Nigeria’s health care system might be under pressure to intensify efforts as it battles the increasing cases of COVID-19 and Cholera outbreaks in some states. COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria had entered its third wave after the recent upsurge in reported cases. Nigeria now has over 168,000 cases of the virus… You must be registered to […]Read More

20 Killed, 322 Infected As Cholera Outbreak Hits Nigeria Again

Multiple sources have reported a cholera outbreak in northern Nigeria that has killed at least 20 people in the past two weeks. Nigeria records an annual outbreak of Cholera especially towards the rainy season which according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is a result of poor sanitation. The latest cholera outbreak in Bauchi […]Read More