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Nearly 300 die of cholera in Sierra Leone: WHO

September 21st, 2012 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 21 (IANS) Over 18,000 cases of cholera have been reported in west Africa's Sierra Leone, and at least 273 people have died in the biggest outbreak since the ... Read more...

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Ghana cholera toll rises to 21

April 19th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Accra, April 19 (IANS) The toll in the cholera outbreak here in Ghana's capital has risen to 21. Over 1,500 cases of the disease have been reported, an official said.Ato ... Read more...

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Cholera epidemic kills 11 in Ghana

April 5th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Accra, April 5 (IANS) At least 11 people have died from a fresh outbreak of cholera in Ghana's capital Accra in less than two weeks, Xinhua reported.Edward Antwi, deputy regional ... Read more...

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Infectious diseases killed 1,400 in China

August 10th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) Infectious diseases led to the death of at least 1,419 people in China in July, the health ministry said Wednesday.More than 770,000 cases of infections were ... Read more...

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Three killed as monsoon begins havoc in Nepal

July 1st, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 1 (IANS) Only 17 days into monsoon, Nepal Friday felt the adverse side of bountiful rains with landslides killing at least three people and inundation beginning in dozens ... Read more...

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Cholera epidemic in Haiti may exceed UN projections: Study

March 16th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.16 (ANI): The cholera epidemic in Haiti will exceed UN projections, reveals a new study conducted by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the Harvard Medical School.The United Nations' ... Read more...

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Venezuela confirms 239 cases of cholera

February 4th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by BNO News
CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) --Venezuela's Health Ministry on Thursday confirmed 239 cases of cholera in the country, after a group of nationals contracted the disease during a trip to the Dominican Republic ... Read more...

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Haiti cholera deaths top 1,500

November 26th, 2010 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 26 (IANS) An estimated 1,523 people have died of cholera and the epidemic could last for years in Haiti, the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) has said.According to the ... Read more...

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Haiti Might Just Be In Hurricane Tomas’ Path

October 31st, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Haiti has been going through a lot of turbulences since the last few days. The nation has already witnessed about 337 deaths and more than 4,764 ... Read more...

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UN’s Pakistan flood appeal drying up, threatening aid and reconstruction effort: Oxfam

October 29th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 29 (ANI): Three months after unprecedented floods devastated Pakistan, cases of disease are on an increase but funds for the UN flood appeal are drying up and threatening the aid ... Read more...

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Haitian fear widespread epidemic as cholera outbreak death toll in Haiti surpasses 250

October 25th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 250 people have died in Haiti and around 3,000 others are sick after having been infected with cholera as aid workers are struggling to contain ... Read more...

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Cholera Outbreak In Nigeria Has Left Hundreds Dead, United Nations Reveals

October 23rd, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Abuja, Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cholera has claimed more than 1,500 people across parts of Nigeria this year, the United Nations revealed on Friday. The total number of cases of ... Read more...

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Cholera Claims 196 Lives In Haiti, Death Toll May Rise

October 23rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Haiti, Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Haiti hospitals are presently treating around 2,634 cases of cholera and recent survey by Pan-American Health Organization reported that the number of cholera cases are ... Read more...

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Cholera cases in Hyderabad rise to 26

May 11th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) The number of cholera cases here rose to 26 as hundreds of people who fell sick due to suspected water contamination in different parts of the state were ... Read more...

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16 cholera cases confirmed in Hyderabad

May 9th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Even before the Andhra Pradesh capital could recover from the drinking water contamination, which left nine people dead and over 500 ill, an outbreak of cholera has come ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe cholera death toll rises to 3,300

February 5th, 2009 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Harrare, Feb 5 (Xinhua) The cholera death toll in Zimbabwe has reached 3,300, a World Health Organisation (WTO) official has said. WTO country representative Custodia Mandlhate was quoted by local media ... Read more...

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