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Tag: Cholera Outbreak

Pakistan hit by deadly cholera outbreak amid heatwave
Pakistan hit by deadly cholera outbreak amid heatwave

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has ordered "emergency relief measures" to curb the cholera outbreak in Pir Koh, and the military has been called in to help provide mobile water tanks to ensure clean drinking water gets to the population and set up medical camps to treat the sick, CNN reported.

Over 50 affected as Cholera outbreak hits villages in Sonepur & Brahmagiri

Sonepur: More than 50 people have been taken ill following outbreak of Cholera at different villages in Sonepur and cyclone Fani-hit Brahmagiri of Puri district. According to sources, dozens of people complained of stomach pain and later showed symptoms of vomiting and dysentery at Janmura village in Sonepur district on Wednesday. At least 23 of […]

Cholera outbreak stirs panic in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: Due to increasing number of Cholera cases in Baladhiamala village in Junagarh block of Kalahandi district, local residents are in a state of panic. According to sources, more than 15 residents of Badhiamal village have been admitted to Junagarh hospital after they complained of diarrhoea and dehydration. Meanwhile, one of the patients has been […]

Yemen cholera outbreak kills 2,150

United Nations: The cholera outbreak in the war-torn Yemen is the largest single-year cholera outbreak ever on record and over 2,150 people have died since April, said a UN official. “Over 820,000 suspected cholera cases and over 2,150 associated deaths since April 27 have been reported as of Thursday,” UN Spokesman Stephane Dujarric, told reporters […]

Cholera cases surpass 200,000 in Yemen: WHO

Sanaa: Cholera infection has killed 1,400 people and infected 218,798 others in Yemen in just two months, the largest epidemic to hit a single Arab country, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced. The rapidly spreading cholera outbreak in Yemen has been “increasing at an average of 5,000 a day”, said WHO Director-General Margaret Chan […]