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Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Dec. 1 through Dec. 7: 5. Somalia cholera outbreak one year later Our number five post of the week reported on the latest on the cholera...

The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 27 new suspected cases of cholera, with one death, reported in Banadir region for epidemiological week 46 (12 to 18 November) of 2018.  Of these new cases,...

The cholera outbreak in Cameroon is persisting and the Far North Region has shown a rapid increase in incidence cases in the last two weeks. From 2-9 November 2018, the Far North Region recorded 106 new...

Since the cholera outbreak that started in 2010 after the massive earthquake in Haiti, the Ministry of Health has recorded 819,350 suspected cholera cases, including 9,786 deaths. Health officials say...

The Zimbabwe cholera outbreak that began over a month ago continues to grow with 9,116 cases , including 54 deaths as of Friday. Fortunately, the weekly case incidence has been on a downward trend in...

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On today’s show, I look at some various topics popular in the infectious disease news circles including Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). This story has dominated the news this cycle ever since the cases...

The number of cholera cases reported in Hispaniola is down this year compared to 2017. In 2017, a total of 13,803 suspected cases of cholera were reported on the island of Hispaniola: 13,681 cases (including...

The Ministry of Health of Somalia announced today 30 new cases of cholera and no deaths for the week ending Sept. 23, bringing the outbreak total to 6394, including 42 associated deaths (case-fatality...

Niger health officials the first cases of this most recent cholera outbreak in early July, and since that time, the outbreak has ballooned to thousands of cases that have spread to multiple regions of...

The Yobe State Ministry of Health reported Oct 1 that 36 additional cholera cases have been reported from four local government areas (LGAs)–Gujba, Gulani, Damaturu and Fune. No new fatalities were...