President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer said, “The great tragedy is that this cholera outbreak is a preventable, man-made humanitarian catastrophe. “It...

Through July 19, the number of cholera cases reported in Yemen has reached 368,207 suspected cases, including 1,828 deaths since Apr. 27. According to the humanitarian organization, Oxfam, the number...

In a follow-up on the circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type-2 (cVDPV2) outbreak in Syria, UN health officials report four additional cases this week, bringing the total to 27. Mayadeen district...

The cholera epidemic sweeping across Yemen is currently the worst such outbreak in the world. From 27 April to 16 July 2017, 351,045 suspected cholera cases and 1,790 deaths (CFR: 0.5%) have been reported...

The annual Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is among the largest mass gatherings in the world draws about 2 to 4 million Muslim pilgrims every year; at least 1.5 to 2 million pilgrims are foreign...

Yemen Through Tuesday, 320,199 suspected cholera cases and 1,742 deaths (CFR: 0.5%) have been reported in 91.3% (21/23) of Yemen governorates, and 87.7% (292/333) of the districts since Apr. 27, according...

With almost 19 million reliant on aid, Yemen is the world’s single largest humanitarian crisis, which includes a deadly cholera outbreak, according to The International Committee of the Red Cross. On...

Less than a week ago, officials at the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that there is a high risk that the cholera epidemic will continue to spread, given the crippled...

For the first time since 2014, Lebanon health officials reported a Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) case, according to a Lebanon Ministry of Health press release (computer translated). According...

In a follow-up on the cholera outbreak in Yemen, officials numbers released today show an increase of an additional 10,000 cases in 24 hours. Since the beginning of this outbreak second wave (from 27...