By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Cholera cases have picked up dramatically in Yemen in 2019, in fact, during the first six months of this year, the total cholera cases are more than all of 2018. According...

The most likely source of the cholera epidemic in Yemen has been discovered by scientists. Through the use of genomic sequencing, scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and Institut Pasteur estimate...

While the cholera outbreak appears to be slowing in war-torn Yemen, with the number of cases closing in on 1 million since April, diphtheria has raised it’s ugly head in the country for the first...

Since the cholera outbreak began in October 2010, months after the Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake, 800,665 cases have been reported, including 9,480 deaths. This was the most recent data I reported on concerning...

The cholera outbreak continues to spread in Yemen. 704,544 suspected cholera cases & 2103 deaths have been reported in less than 5 months. “Two years of conflict in Yemen have wrecked people’s...

Current status The number of cholera cases are dropping in Yemen, with the weekly number of reported new cases declining by one third since June. Despite this good news, there are still many cases reported...

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...

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...

One week ago in a joint statement from UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake and WHO Director-General Margaret Chan when  the Yemen cholera outbreak topped 200,000 cases, it was stated, “We are...

In a joint statement from UNICEF and WHO last week, officials said, “The rapidly spreading cholera outbreak in Yemen has exceeded 200,000 suspected cases, increasing at an average of 5,000 a day. We...