Nigeria: Adamawa Records 500 Cholera Cases, 23 Deaths
[Daily Trust] The Adamawa State Government says it has recorded 500 cholera cases with 23 deaths since the outbreak of the disease in the state in September. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera Kills 2,791 in 28 States, Abuja in 9 Months - NCDC
[Daily Trust] Cholera has claimed 2, 791 lives in 28 states and the Federal Capital Territory since the beginning of this year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Ekiti Suspected Cholera Cases Rise
[Premium Times] According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, a total of 2,404 persons have died of the disease since its outbreak in Nigeria this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: One Dead, in Cholera Outbreak in Bale Zone
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Gemechu Shumi, Oromia Public Health Institute Emergency Management Directorate Director, confirmed to Addis Standard that high numbers of cholera cases have been recorded in the Dallo Manna woreda of Bale zone. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: NCDC Reports 1,182 Suspected Cholera Cases in One Week
[Vanguard] The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that 1,182 suspected cases of cholera had been recorded in 13 states, within one week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: House Urges Govt to Curtail Spread of Cholera
[This Day] The House of Representatives has called on the federal government to curtail the spread of Cholera in various states across the country, particularly Jigawa State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Niger State Records 100 Cholera Deaths in Four Months - Health Commissioner
[Premium Times] Official attributes the outbreak of cholera in Niger State to open defecation and indiscriminate waste disposal by rural dwellers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Records 1,667 New Cases of Cholera
[This Day] The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said 1,667 new cases of Cholera were reported across the country. It also said of the cases reported, there were 46 deaths from Borno (13), Sokoto (12), Katsina (8), Bauchi (6), Niger (3), Kaduna (2), Adamawa (1) and Kano (1). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria faces one of its worst cholera outbreaks in years
Nigeria is seeing one of its worst cholera outbreaks in years, with more than 2,300 people dying from suspected cases as Africa’s most populous country struggles to deal with multiple disease outbreaks (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera Outbreak Kills 59 in Nasarawa
[Vanguard] NASARAWA State Government, Thursday, confirmed the death of 59 people following Cholera outbreak in the state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Health Ministry Allays Cholera Outbreak Scare in Chinhoyi
[New Zimbabwe] The Health Ministry of Health has allayed fears there was an outbreak of cholera in Chinhoyi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Yet Another Cholera Epidemic
[This Day] The authorities must do more to stem the scourge (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Panic As Cholera Outbreak In Ogun Kills 25 Persons
[This Day] Panic has gripped residents of some communities in Magboro area of Obafemi/Owode Local Government of Ogun State as not less than 25 persons were feared dead following outbreak of cholera in the area. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Ogun Govt, Community Leader Differ On Cholera Fatalities
[Premium Times]"The only active case we have at the moment had been picked up on Sunday and he is going to be discharged tomorrow (Wednesday)." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera Kills 2,141 in 23 States, FCT - NCDC
[Daily Trust] Cholera has claimed 2,141 lives in 23 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)) since the beginning of this year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera Ravages Nigerian States
[Premium Times] Cholera is a waterborne disease. Poor sanitation and unclean water increases transmission. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera Outbreak - Death Toll Hits 150 in Katsina
[Vanguard] The Death toll and the number of persons who lost their lives to the Cholera outbreak in Katsina State have risen from 101 to 150. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Hard Hit As 2,035 Die of Cholera in 23 States, FCT
[Vanguard] The cholera epidemic, which has been silently growing nationwide since beginning of the year, is currently taking its toll across communities in the country, with 2,035 deaths, 58,698 suspected cases and a case fatality ratio, CFR, of 3.5 per cent reported in 305 local government areas in 23 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: 43 Dead, 559 Infected in Borno Cholera Outbreak
[Daily Trust] At least 43 people have been killed in an outbreak of cholera in Borno state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera - Borno Govt Confirms 43 Deaths, 559 Suspected Cases
[Premium Times] She, however, noted that the state did not record any cholera case in 2019 and 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera - NCDC Records 2,035 Deaths, 58,698 Cases
[This Day] A total of 2,035 deaths through cholera was recorded in the country as of last Friday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera - Kogi Records 8 Deaths, 129 Cases
[Vanguard] Kogi State Government on Wednesday confirmed that 129 cases of cholera and eight deaths have been recorded in five local government areas of the state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Improving Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Nigeria - the Only Language Cholera Understands
[Nigeria Health Watch] Nigeria is prone to seasonal disease outbreaks and in the last few years, a series of outbreaks including monkeypox, measles, Lassa fever, yellow fever, cerebrospinal meningitis and cholera have threatened the nation's public health security. In 2020, while responding to COVID-19, Nigeria was at the same time tackling what was reported as the largest recorded outbreak of Lassa fever in the country. Today, amid efforts to contain the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation is also dealing with an in (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: 938 Dead As Cholera Ravages 22 States, FCT
[Daily Trust] Nigeria has, so far, recorded 33,661 cases of cholera in 22 states across the country leading to the death of not less than 938 persons, the Minister of Environment, Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Activates Sanitation Desks As Cholera Cases Rise
[This Day] As cases of Cholera continue to rise in Zamfara, Bauchi, Kano, Gombe, Plateau, Niger, Zamfara states and Abuja, the federal government yesterday announced moves to stem the spread of the water-borne disease, including activating a sanitation desk in each of the 36 states and the Federa Capital Territory (FCT). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

First Came an Earthquake. Then a Hurricane. Now, Haiti is Bracing for an Outbreak of Disease.
On Aug. 14, a devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Haiti, leaving 2,189 people dead, 12,268 injured and at least 332 missing. Days later, Tropical Storm Grace swept over the ravaged landscape, hampering the complicated search and rescue mission. Yet aid groups say this is only the beginning of the crisis. The island country of nearly 12 million people has faced one disaster after another in the space of a few weeks. In July, President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated amid mounting allegations of corruption. The country has been struggling with poverty, disease and a fractured infrastructure since a cata...
Source: TIME: Health - August 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eloise Barry Tags: Uncategorized Londontime Natural Disasters Source Type: news

First Came an Earthquake. Then a Hurricane. Now, Haiti is Bracing for an Outbreak of Disease
On Aug. 14, a devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Haiti, leaving 2,189 people dead, 12,268 injured and at least 332 missing. Days later, Tropical Storm Grace swept over the ravaged landscape, hampering the complicated search and rescue mission. Yet aid groups say this is only the beginning of the crisis. The island country of nearly 12 million people has faced one disaster after another in the space of a few weeks. In July, President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated amid mounting allegations of corruption. The country has been struggling with poverty, disease and a fractured infrastructure since a cata...
Source: TIME: Health - August 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eloise Barry Tags: Uncategorized Londontime Natural Disasters Source Type: news

West Africa: Covid-19 Deaths Surge in West Africa Amid Ebola and Other Outbreaks - WHO
[WHO-AFRO] Brazzaville -- West Africa has recorded its highest number of COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began as several countries grapple with outbreaks of cholera, Ebola Virus Disease and Marburg Virus Disease that threaten to further strain the already stretched emergency response capacity in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: How Authorities Are Fighting Garbage in Kamuli
[Monitor] For the past three years, Kamuli Municipality has choked on the garbage, leading to demonstrations and precipitating fears of a cholera outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Anxiety As Plateau Cholera Survivors Recount Ordeals
[Daily Trust] The recent cholera outbreak in Plateau State has continued to stir anxiety among the people as most residents have been living in fear and uncertainty as the rains intensify generating the condition for the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Statement on Afghanistan by Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern ...
18 August 2021, Cairo, Egypt — The World Health Organization (WHO) is committed to staying in Afghanistan and delivering critical health services and calls on all parties to respect and protect civilians, health workers, patients and health facilities. During this difficult time, the well-being of all civilians — as well as the safety and security of our staff — in Afghanistan is paramount.   Sustained access to humanitarian assistance, including essential health services and medical supplies, is a critical lifeline for millions of Afghans, and must not be interrupted. Months of ...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 18, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera Hits 23 States, FCT, Kills 30, Says Ncdc
[This Day] The Nigreia Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that 23 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have reported suspected cholera cases since January 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: 1,178 Lives Lost As Cholera Spreads to 23 States
[Daily Trust] The cholera outbreak has killed 1,178 persons and spread to 23 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), since the beginning of the year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera - Nigeria Records 37, 819 Cases, 1,178 Deaths From 23 States, FCT
[Vanguard] The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) says the country has recorded 37,819 suspected cases of cholera, 1,178 deaths in 23 states and the FCT as at Aug. 14. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Adamawa Records 60 Cholera Cases
[Daily Trust] Adamawa State has recorded 60 suspected cholera cases, according to the Coordinator, Cholera Containment Committee, Dr. Selin La'ori. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Doctors' Strike - We Are Left With Confrontation - Uyilawa, NARD President
[Vanguard] Amid fresh wave of coronavirus pandemic and raging cholera, medical doctors under the auspices of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, have been on strike over unpaid salaries and poor benefits in the last 14 days. Despite the effects of the strike on Nigerians seeking healthcare in the various hospitals, there is no end in sight to the protracted strike. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Doctors' Strike - Sultan Intervenes, Tells FG Not to Abandon Negotiations
[Vanguard] President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, has begged resident doctors to suspend their industrial strike in view of the devastating effects of COVID-19 pandemic and the outbreak of cholera in some parts of the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Sultan Begs Resident Doctors to Shelve Strike
[Vanguard] President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, has begged resident doctors to suspend their industrial strike in view of the devastating effects of COVID-19 pandemic and the outbreak of cholera in some parts of the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera Kills 206 in Kebbi, Scores Hospitalised
[This Day] Over 206 persons have reportedly died from cholera outbreak in 20 local government areas of Kebbi State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera Spreads in Nigeria As 146 Confirmed Dead in Kebbi
[Premium Times] Hospital chief says 2,028 persons had been infected by cholera in Kebbi as of Wednesday (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera Death Toll Rises in Katsina As Outbreak Spreads to More Local Govts
[Premium Times] About 25 out of the 34 local government areas of Katsina State are now affected by the cholera outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera - 22 States, FCT Record 31, 425 Cases, 816 Deaths
[Leadership] As cholera continues to ravage parts of the country, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that a total of 31,425 suspected cases and 816 deaths have been reported in 22 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera - Foundation Embarks On Door-to-Door Campaign in FCT
[Premium Times] The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, in July, said 526 persons had died from cholera with 22,130 suspected cases recorded in 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: NCDC Bemoans State of Water, Sanitation Facilities As Cholera Kills 816 Nigerians
[Vanguard] The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, yesterday lamented the state of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, WASH. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: 816 Killed in Yearlong Cholera Outbreak Across 23 States
[Daily Trust] A total 816 people have died in a cholera outbreak since the start of the year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Market Shut in Ogun Over Fear of Cholera
[Daily Trust] The Ogun State government has shut the popular Iberekodo daily market in Abeokuta, the state capital, for fear of a cholera outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: 23 Die of Cholera in Sokoto As Infection Spreads in Nigeria
[Premium Times] Earlier in March, the government was forced to shut down Government Girls College, Mabera, following a similar outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Halt the Spread of Cholera
[Daily Trust] As the country yet battles to contain the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19, cholera is also spreading and taking its toll on Nigerians, which if not controlled immediately, can advance into an epidemic. A recent report of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) showed that the disease as of June 27, 2021 had affected Benue, Delta, Zamfara, Gombe, Bayelsa, Kogi, Sokoto, Bauchi, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Kebbi, Cross River, Niger, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Nasarawa states. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera Kills 169 in Kano, 191 Hospitalized, Official Says
[Daily Trust] Kano State Government has said the cholera outbreak that ravaged the 44 local government areas of the State has killed 169 people while another 191 are currently hospitalized. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: 479 Killed As Cholera Spreads to 18 States
[Daily Trust] SUB: A total of 479 people have been killed in the current outbreak of Cholera in the country. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)... (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news