Malawi: Govt Moves to Administer Cholera Vaccines As Cases Rise
[VOA] Blantyre -- Plans are underway in Malawi to start administering the cholera vaccine in some southern districts, as the number of cholera cases has been rising since an outbreak began in January. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 16, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Zambezia Grapples With Cholera Outbreak
[AIM] At least 26 people have been admitted to Mopeia district hospital, in the central province of Zambezia, following an outbreak of cholera which began in March. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 5, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Zambezia Grapples With Cholera Outbreak
[AIM] Maputo -- At least 26 people have been admitted to Mopeia district hospital, in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia, following an outbreak of cholera, which began in March, Radio Mozambique reported on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: WHO Deploys 9 Million Doses of Oral Cholera Vaccine in 9 States
[This Day] As part of efforts to arrest cholera outbreak in Nigeria, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said it has approved the deployment of approximately nine million doses of Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) to 14 Local Government Areas in nine states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 26, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera - Nigeria to Receive Nine Million Doses of Oral Vaccines - WHO
[Premium Times] The expected doses of vaccines will ensure the implementation of two campaigns in 14 LGAs across nine states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 26, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Country's 2021 Cholera Outbreak Worst in Recent Times - WHO
[Premium Times] Mr Mulombo acknowledged the role of the GTFCC and its Country Support Platform (CSP) in the global roadmap for cholera control, especially in endemic countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 26, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera Kills 595 People in Jigawa in 2021
[Premium Times] He said to prevent the high mortality rate recorded from the disease last year, his ministry has set up a response to reduce the number of deaths from the disease in 2022. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 22, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera, Measles Kill 61 in Adamawa, Benue
[Leadership] No fewer than 61 people have been confirmed dead from cholera and measles in Adamawa and Benue states, respectively. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 15, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: HRW Raises Alarm After Outbreak of Cholera in Douala Prison
[RFI] Human Rights Watch on Saturday asked Cameroon to protect prisoners from a cholera outbreak, saying at least six inmates had died in the country's second largest jail since March. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 11, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Africa: Time to Take Clean Indoor Air As Seriously As We Take Clean Water
[spotlight] Two hundred years ago, drinking water from a water pump could have been lethal. The water might have appeared clean but could be contaminated with sewage, causing a serious and often deadly diarrhoeal disease owing to cholera. Luckily, societal norms and regulations around water and sanitation have shifted. We now expect the water from our taps to be clean and safe. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 10, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi: WHO Provides Malawi With 1.9 Million Oral Cholera Vaccine and Other Supplies
[Nyasa Times] World Health Organization (WHO) has provided the Malawi Governemnt with 1, 947, 695 doses of oral cholera vaccine to the Malawi Government. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Protecting Public Health Through Cholera Control Measures
[This Day] Ogbonnaya Akoma writes that the use safe water, observance of food hygiene and clean environment will help in taming cholera (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Cameroon Struggling to Contain Cholera Outbreak, Quarantines Patients
[VOA] Yaounde -- Cameroon is struggling to contain a cholera outbreak that has sickened 6,000 people with the bacteria and killed nearly 100 since February. Authorities have dispatched the ministers of health and water to affected areas and have begun quarantining cholera patients to prevent it from spreading. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Devolution Funds Spur Water Development for Cholera Ravaged-Chegutu's Ward 8
[The Herald] CHEGUTU Municipality has started repairing the piped water system that services Ward 8 which has been without running water for the past four years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi: Southern Malawi Records Continued Rise in Cholera Cases
[VOA] Blantyre -- Southern Malawi has started recording a rise in cholera cases, which health authorities blame on flooding from a recent tropical storm and cyclone. More than 30 people have been infected and two have died. UNICEF is intervening to reduce the spread of the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news