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Haiti Cholera Outbreak Response 'Inadequate', Says MSF
Health & Wellness  (tags: Haiti, Cholera )

- 3137 days ago -
The response to a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed nearly 1,200 people has been "inadequate", says Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders)... "There is no time left for meetings and debate - the time for action is now!"
Dozens Dead in Haiti From Suspected Cholera Outbreak
Health & Wellness  (tags: Haiti, death, cholera, treatment, health, research )

- 3168 days ago -
A suspected outbreak of cholera has killed at least 135 people in central Haiti, officials have said.
New Vaccine Could Be Lethal Weapon Against Malaria, Cholera
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vaccine, Weapon, Cholera, Malaria )

- 3435 days ago -
A University of Central Florida biomedical researcher has developed what promises to be the first low-cost dual vaccine against malaria and cholera.
Zimbabwe: Cholera Deaths Top 3,000
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cholera, Insane Dicktator Mugabe )

- 3799 days ago -
The death toll from the cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has now passed the 3,000 mark, the UN's World Health Organization (WHO) has said. The latest figures represent an increase of more than 1,000 deaths in just two weeks.
WHO Faces Up to Climate Change in Sixtieth Anniversary Year
Health & Wellness  (tags: World Health Organisation, WHO, climate change, Second World War, AIDS, SARS, bird flu, public health, global warming, pollen seasons, malaria, cholera, malnutrition, heatstroke, allergies, heat waves, urban poor )

- 4095 days ago -
Turning sixty is usually a time to start winding down and think of retirement, but the World Health Organisation is using this milestone as a spur to its greatest challenge yet--climate change. The WHO was born in the shadow of the Second World War on Apr
Watching Peru's Oceans for Cholera Cues
Health & Wellness  (tags: cholera, oceans, ocean temperatures, health, disease, death, research, prevention, illness, humans )

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- 4136 days ago -
Before 1991, no one in Peru could remember a cholera outbreak. Then, in a single day, it hit hard up and down the coast and took off from there, eventually killing thousands. That outbreak was fueled by a change in ocean temperatures. Now some people
Cholera Spreads to Southern Iraq
Health & Wellness  (tags: cholera, iraq, north and south, illness, humans, health, disease )

- 4292 days ago -
A CASE of cholera has been confirmed in southern Iraq, a senior health official said today, raising fears the virulent water-borne disease is spreading through the country.
Cholera-Hit Indians 'Face Hunger'
Health & Wellness  (tags: India, Orissa, cholera, diarrhoea, outbreak, hunger, starvation )

- 4308 days ago -
Villagers are facing starvation in a tribal area of eastern India where an outbreak of cholera has killed scores of people in recent weeks. The BBC visited affected districts in Orissa state and found people with no food, surviving on leaves.

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