Cholera Newswire (Page 8)

Cholera Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Cuba's status gives Global Links hope for new medical exchangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    ... in 2012, it was donations from Global Links that helped hospitals in Santiago de Cuba prepare for the possibility of cholera. "It was really a great help," said Yoire Ferrer Savigne, who works for the Ministry of Health in Santiago, distributing to ...

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  2. 80% of India's surface water polluted: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | The Times of India

    ... rivers have almost doubled in recent years. This in turn is leading to increasing burden of vector borne diseases, cholera, dysentery, jaundice and diarrhea etc. Water pollution is found to be a major cause for poor nutritional standards and ...

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  3. President Mahama, You Are Not Above Latrine ProvisionRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    ... at a time that the most common deadly disease facing the nation - and I am deeply embarrassed to say this - is cholera. Maybe the Nkrumah-leaning former NDC-MP for Gonja-West ought to research about what Dr. J. B. Danquah had to say, throughout much ...

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  4. South Sudan: South Sudan - Cholera PreventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    As the rainy season approaches, the first suspected cases of cholera have been reported in South Sudan. To prevent a potential outbreak of the disease, health partners are working to scale up prevention and response interventions.

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  5. Revealing a mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | DurhamRegion.com

    ... While echoes of Laura Esquivel's "Like Water for Chocolate" and Gabriel Garcia Marquez' "Love In the Time of Cholera" are almost unavoidable, both stylistically and thematically, they never overwhelm. Rather, that familiarity positions "A Year of ...

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  6. Pitt Meadows firefighter lends hand in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

    ... left numerous people without a place to live. With a good portion of Nepal's population exposed to diseases such as cholera and dysentery as a byproduct of the rainy season, on top of all their other challenges, McGee is ready to do whatever he can ...

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  7. Nasaka Water Purifiers: Best Way To Get Safe Drinking Water In MonsoonRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | PR Log

    ... of germs is enhanced greatly, leading to the spread of many harmful diseases including conjunctivitis, dysentery, cholera, Hepatitis A and several other infections caused by virus & bacteria . Though one cannot stop the breeding of germs in water, ...

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  8. Flesh-eating bacteria kills Florida swimmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | USA Today

    ... type of bacteria called Vibrio vulnificus , which belongs to the same family of organisms that cause cholera. "This has been a nightmare for me, to say the least, and nobody should have to go through this," Mercer said. "He coded out again. And then ...

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  9. Water Stress in Sub-Saharan AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | CFR.org

    ... which precipitated a dangerous health threat in the region, increasing the risk of water-born diseases such as cholera. Some analysts believe the disruption of distribution was a political ploy to put pressure on the rebel-led north. While water ...

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  10. UN Dealing with Food, Health Crisis in Northern CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Voice of America

    ... continued to increase. She said the refugees need more food and medical care now that there is a food crisis and a cholera epidemic looming, so they have decided to launch emergency aid programs to support the refugees. "The assistance is in ...

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  11. South Sudan children at risk from cholera outbreak, warns UNICEFRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    A cholera outbreak is threatening South Sudan's children in the latest blow to a country already teetering on the brink of all-out crisis amid incessant fighting and mass displacement, the United Nations Children's Fund has reported. According to the UN agency, eighteen people, including two children under the age of five, have already died from the disease with the first case reported on 27 May at the Protection of Civilians site in Juba, the young nations capital.

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  12. Letters: When microbes fight backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | New Scientist

    ... the highly competitive environment of the human gut. If we arm a particular bacterium to seek out and destroy, say, cholera, the weapons might end up being used in very different ways from those we intended. It is doubtful that our engineered ...

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  13. Ebola returns to Sierra Leone's capital: GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | DNA India

    ... in the overcrowded fishing community, which has poor sanitation and is regularly hit by outbreaks of malaria and cholera. Liberia was declared Ebola-free in May, but hopes that neighbouring Sierra Leone and Guinea would quickly follow suit have been ...

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  14. Global Warming Is Now a "Medical Emergency" That Could Wipe Out 50 Years of Global Health GainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Mother Jones

    ... during a blistering June heat wave in Pakistan.) In some areas, dengue fever and malaria may rise, the study says. Cholera outbreaks can occur during extreme weather, and clean water can become harder to get. The report discusses scenarios in which ...

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  15. Bedford student scores science goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... of a waterfall, and at the same time, she was reading a book by Malala Yousafzai that spoke about women dying from a cholera outbreak. In her spare time, she started her own natural skin-care business, raising money for the IWK Health Centre in ...

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  16. Diarrhoea, second leading cause of death among childrenRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    ... children in Ghana every year. Mr Ntow was speaking in Accra at the opening of a capacity development workshop on cholera, causes, prevention, management and effective media reportage for journalists across the country. The two-day media training on ...

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  17. Blog: The Year Without a SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... was unable to stall the approaching Civil War. Poor diets led to the spread of the Ireland typhoid epidemic. Bengal cholera spread to Asia, Europe and America. The Chinese farmers switched to a hardier crop, opium. The ensuing Opium Wars opened the ...

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  18. Rhodesian Flag, Confederate Flag: Roof & the Legacies of Racial HateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Juan Cole

    ... chemicals before distributing them in the rebel-controlled countryside; poisoning wells and intentionally spreading cholera; and an intentional anthrax outbreak that decimated tribal cattle stocks, infected 10,000 Zimbabweans, and led to the deaths ...

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  19. Editorial: Red Cross should explain its failures in HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... conservative estimate of people assisted." Assisting Haiti is no doubt difficult. The Red Cross cites the continuing cholera outbreak and an archaic land title system as obstacles holding up recovery. While these are complications, they do not ...

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  20. ACT Alliance Appeal: Response to Burundian Refugee influx in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... support to Burundian refugees in Nyarugusu and other refugee camps in Western Tanzania. There also was a cholera outbreak at Kagunga, a transit station for Burundian refugees that had become overcrowded and lacked adequate sanitation facilities. A ...

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