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Yemen cholera cases could hit 1 million by year-end - Red Cross

Yemen cholera cases could hit 1 million by year-end - Red Cross

The humanitarian situation in Yemen is a "catastrophe", and cholera cases could reach a million by the end of the year, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Friday.

WHO plans global war on cholera as Yemen caseload nears 700,000

WHO plans global war on cholera as Yemen caseload nears 700,000

The World Health Organization will next month launch a strategy to stop cholera transmission by 2030, it said on Monday, as an unprecedented outbreak in Yemen raced towards 700,000 suspected cases ...

At least 44 people killed by cholera in north-eastern Nigeria

At least 44 people killed by cholera in north-eastern Nigeria

At least 44 people were killed by an outbreak of cholera in north-eastern Nigeria where hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced due to violence by Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram, the UN said Monday.

After deadly mudslide, Sierra Leone vaccinates against cholera

After deadly mudslide, Sierra Leone vaccinates against cholera

Sierra Leone will vaccinate half a million people against cholera as thousands risk infection in emergency shelters with limited access to clean water and sanitation, an official said ...

Yemen's cholera epidemic hits 600,000, sharp rise in new cases

Yemen's cholera epidemic hits 600,000, sharp rise in new cases

The cholera epidemic, the most explosive on record in terms of its rapid spread, has continually confounded expectations.

Yemen records 500,000 cholera cases, nearly 2,000 deaths

Yemen records 500,000 cholera cases, nearly 2,000 deaths

More than half a million people in Yemen have been infected with cholera since the epidemic began four months ago and 1,975 people have died, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday.

Saudis pledge $33.7mn to UN to battle cholera in Yemen

Saudis pledge $33.7mn to UN to battle cholera in Yemen

Saudi Arabia has pledged $33.7mn to help the World Health Organisation eradicate cholera in war-wracked Yemen, where the disease has killed nearly 2,000 people, the WHO said on Sunday.

34 dead, 2,000 ailing with suspected cholera in Yemen

34 dead, 2,000 ailing with suspected cholera in Yemen

Thirty-four people have died of cholera-related causes and more than 2,000 have been taken ill in less than two weeks in Yemen, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday.

Hundreds of suspected cholera cases in Yemen

Hundreds of suspected cholera cases in Yemen

At least 570 suspected cases of cholera have surfaced in war-torn Yemen in the past three weeks, sparking fears of a potential epidemic, Doctors Without Borders said Sunday.

Trump wants a pro-business SEC, should investors worry?

Trump wants a pro-business SEC, should investors worry?

When Donald Trump interviewed Jay Clayton to be his chief securities regulator in December, the then-president elect was fixated on the steep decline in US initial public offerings.

Bosio’s new challenge: Sculpt a deep bullpen

Bosio’s new challenge: Sculpt a deep bullpen

Jerry Weinstein remembers Chris Bosio as “an emotional, adrenalized, competitive guy” at Sacramento City College in 1982.

More cholera cases in Yemen but 'disease not spreading'

More cholera cases in Yemen but 'disease not spreading'

More cases of cholera have been registered in the Yemeni capital Sanaa but a World Health Organisation (WHO) official said on Tuesday the epidemic was not yet spreading.