Syria fights against cholera
06 November 2022 | 11:15 am
More than 15,000 infected and dozens dead: Cholera is spreading in Syria and with it, fears that it could soon hit neighboring countries. Lebanon and Iraq have already registered their first cases.
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Clean water,proper sanitation and food safety measures to stamp out cholera.
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Benue Govt partners with UNICEF to prevent cholera.
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Cross River Government sensitizes communities against cholera.
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The humanitarian situation in Yemen is a "catastrophe" and cholera cases there could reach a million by year-end, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Friday.
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The House of Representatives has directed Federal Ministry of Health and National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, to deploy needed aid, personnel and medications to parts of Adamawa state ravaged by cholera.
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All public gatherings have been banned in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, as officials step up efforts to contain an outbreak of cholera. Matthew Larotonda reports.
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The cholera outbreak in Northeastern Nigeria is a source of concern as Borno and Yobe States alone have recorded well over three thousand cases with 97 deaths. Dr. Clement Peter, Health Emergencies Cluster Coordinator for Nigeria at the World Health Organisation joins CNBC Africa from Abuja to shed some light on the outbreak and ways to contain it.
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The United Nations says at least 97 people have died of cholera in northeastern Nigeria over the past two weeks. As well as the outbreak, the region is grappling with attacks by local militant group Boko Haram.
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Mozambique said on Wednesday five cases of cholera had been confirmed around the badly damaged port city of Beira after a powerful cyclone killed more than 700 people across a swathe of southern Africa.
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As the world body released a "wake-up call" on the impact of extreme weather, Mozambique has announced a spike in cholera cases. The illnesses are a direct result of Cyclone Idai, which has ravaged the country.
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