The German physician Robert Koch (1843-1910) contributed so much to the field of microbiology and infectious diseases. A contemporary of Louis Pasteur, Koch worked as a physician most of his life. Some...

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The Minister of Health in the Republic of South Sudan, Dr. Riek Gai Kok has declared an outbreak of cholera in Juba County, South Sudan. On 1 June 2015, a cholera case was confirmed in UN House PoC after...

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The cholera risk remains high in villages around entry points for asylum seekers in Kigoma region, Western Tanzania. The daily influx of asylum seekers has caused the population in the Nyarugusu camp in...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (June 12) investigating a confirmed case of cholera, and reminds the public to observe good personal, food and environmental...

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The ongoing cholera outbreak in western Tanzania appears to be improving thanks to intensive national and international efforts, but the risk of transmission remains high due to limited access to shelter,...

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The UN refugee on Friday reported that a cholera epidemic this week in Tanzania’s lakeside Kagunga area has killed two local people and 29 Burundian refugees, adding to the serious challenges created...

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In a follow-up to a report earlier this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Friday that they and partner organizations in Nepal have mobilized further resources including medicine and...

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck 48 miles (77 km) northwest of Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu on April 25 has resulted in a current death toll of slightly over 5,000 people, according to the World...

More than 5 years ago on January 12, 2010, a powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Caribbean island of Haiti less than 20 miles from the capital of Port-au-Prince, which resulted in a death toll...

The Federal Government Girls College (FGGC), Imiringi in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State closed their doors Friday in the wake of a cholera outbreak that sickened at least 11 students, according...