Cholera Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. PaxVax Appoints Nima Farzan Chief Executive OfficerRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | Business Wire

    ... The company intends to submit a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. FDA for its lead single-dose oral cholera vaccine candidate (PXVX200) under the brand name VaxchoraA in the second half of 2015. Vaxchora successfully met its Phase 3 ...

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  2. Nepal: Natural disaster brings unnatural sufferingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Green Left Weekly

    ... in the villages. The prognosis for the coming weeks is grim. With water and sewage pipes burst, there are fears of cholera and other infectious diseases. Part of the responsibility for this desperate situation lies with the West. Nepal has never ...

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  3. Nepal sanitation efforts suffer after quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... in building toilets and persuading people to stop going to the bathroom outdoors, one of the leading causes of cholera and other diseases. But now at least 2.8 million are displaced, many holed up in tents in more than 16 camps, unable or unwilling ...

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  4. On Native GroundFREE Market Failures Fueled the Ebola EpidemicRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... that would prevent the disease - safe drinking water and improved sanitation - don't exist in too many places. Cholera, HIV/AIDS and malaria just as disproportionately deadly. Chaos kills, too. Whether it is political chaos - when governments fail ...

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  5. Haiti: Cholera cases increasing 'alarmingly'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Crofs Blogs

    Thursday, Pedro Medrano, the coordinator of the fight against cholera in Haiti revealed a net increase in cholera cases in Haiti, which threatens to undermine the progress made in recent years in the fight against the disease "Unfortunately, due to lack funds and because of the rainy season, we passed in the last six months from 1,000 new cases per month to nearly 1,000 cases a week, for a total of 11.721 cases for 113 deaths recorded from January 1 to March 28, 2015," pointing out that with the beginning of the rainy season in June, the number of cases risks to accelerate, recalling that many NGOs UN partners have left the country for lack of funds and the number of treatment centers dropped from 250 in 2011 to 159 in 2014.

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  6. Prepaid Meters Scupper Gains Made in Accessing Water in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Inter Press Service

    ... illegal in 1998 for public health reasons. They were also abandoned in South Africa at one stage following a massive cholera outbreak, but were reintroduced and have replaced previously free communal standpipes in rural townships. Despite U.N. ...

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  7. Nepal earthquake: Can we make nations more disaster resilient?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | New Scientist

    ... farmland under sand and gravel in the valleys of Sichuan in China's 2008 tremor. Better buildings cannot cure the cholera caused by disrupted water supplies. We need to recognise that resilience is not just about better buildings. It begins with ...

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  8. UNICEF and EU begin airlift humanitarian supplies to NepalRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | Scoop

    ... The aircraft will deliver water, sanitation, and hygiene supplies, such as chlorination material, diarrhoea and cholera kits, as well as water bladders, to provide clean and safe water supplies as fears of an outbreak of waterborne diseases grow. ...

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  9. Retired teacher recalls life on St John's Island, for SG Heart MapRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... history in the early 1960s. SINGAPORE: Most people think of St John's Island as a former quarantine station for cholera-stricken Chinese immigrants or a holding place for political detainees. For eighty-four-year-old Mrs Lim Siew Yong, it is ...

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  10. TechCrunch Disrupt Names Liquidity Nanotech Battlefield Winner for...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... Filter acts like a colander, physically removing disease-causing bacteria such as Salmonella, E. coli, Typhoid, and Cholera, Cryptosporidium (one of the leading causes of waterborne disease) plus protozoan cysts such as Giardia, as the water flows ...

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  11. UN struggles to stem new rise in Haiti cholera casesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Crofs Blogs

    A deadly cholera epidemic in Haiti that experts say was introduced by UN peacekeepers from Nepal is on the rise, with hundreds of new cases registered weekly, a UN official said Thursday. Pedro Medrano, the UN coordinator for Haiti's cholera outbreak, said years of work to beat back the disease are in jeopardy as donors turn away from the emergency.

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  12. A Summer of Disease Awaits NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | CNN

    Malaria, typhoid, cholera, Hepatitis A, and respiratory infections are just SOME of what the people of Nepal face as we move into their summer rainy season. The people are already in crisis mode suffering from the aftermath of a huge 7.8 earthquake that struck on April 25, 2015.

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  13. UN struggles to stem new rise in Haiti cholera cases.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Peninsula

    A deadly cholera epidemic in Haiti that experts say was introduced by UN peacekeepers from Nepal is on the rise, with hundreds of new cases registered weekly, a UN official said Thursday. Pedro Medrano, the UN coordinator for Haiti's cholera outbreak, said years of work to beat back the disease are in jeopardy as donors turn away from the emergency.

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  14. Small signaling molecule gives green light for cell divisionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Science Daily

    ... virulence, persistence mechanisms and antibiotic resistance of pathogens. For instance, dangerous pathogens causing cholera or pneumonia use c-di-GMP signaling to survive in their human host. As a next step, the researchers want to figure out, ...

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  15. Race to reach Nepal earthquake survivors before monsoonRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | Scoop

    ... Oxfam New Zealand's Executive Director, said "There is a huge risk of waterborne disease in Nepal - a country where cholera is already endemic. Oxfam has been quick to deliver aid to desperate local communities and is building toilets and delivering ... 1 comment

  16. Promote child protection practicesRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    Reports of cholera and measles outbreak in Kasese District calls for a concerted effort by all stakeholders both in public and private sector to ensure preventive provisions concurrently with awareness raising about the need to adhere to proper hygiene. These are life threatening epidemics, especially to children who are vulnerable.

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  17. No, Your Beard Is Not Full of PoopRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Lifehacker

    ... supply, and that's a plumbing issue that needs to be fixed before any real poop-borne diseases (like norovirus , cholera , salmonella , or the rare dangerous versions of E. coli like O157:H7 ) find their way in. On surfaces in our houses and ...

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  18. Cholera vaccine stocks could save millions of refugees in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | New Scientist

    ... little clean water or sanitation. Infections like hepatitis and diarrhoea are now occurring, but the biggest fear is cholera. It hasn't appeared yet, but it hits Nepal every rainy season. Those rains are due in June. However, help is on the way. ...

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  19. Reaching Nepal Earthquake Survivors Before Monsoon RainsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... Oxfam GB's head of water and sanitation, said "There is a huge risk of waterborne disease in Nepal - a country where cholera is already endemic. Oxfam has been quick to deliver aid to desperate local communities and is building toilets and ...

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  20. Developing a Mental Framework for Effective ThinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Time

    ... right through them - asking what applies. Consilient Thinker John Snow was a doctor based in London during the acute cholera outbreak of the summer of 1854. He represents a powerful example of the impact a lollapalooza effect can have. A ...

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