Probiotics Prevent Cholera in Animal Models
Two different types of bacteria-one genetically engineered and one from cheese-defend animal intestines from Vibrio cholerae infection. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - June 13, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Daily News,News & Opinion Source Type: news

Turning the tables on the cholera pathogen
(Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard) Researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, the Massachusetts Institutes of Technology (MIT) and Boston University, led by James J. Collins are reporting a two-pronged probiotic strategy in Science Translational Medicine that is able to suppress V. cholerae's colonization of the intestinal tract in mice and to indicate their presence by simple stool sampling. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 13, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Fast-acting cholera vaccine could curb outbreaks
(Howard Hughes Medical Institute) A weakened version of the bacteria that causes cholera provides quick protection to rabbits. The vaccine may one day stop outbreaks of the deadly intestinal disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 13, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

A new vaccine and probiotic combat cholera in animal models
(American Association for the Advancement of Science) In a pair of studies, scientists have devised new vaccine-based and probiotic interventions that help prevent severe cholera infections in animal models. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 13, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

MIT engineers recruit microbes to help fight cholera
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) MIT engineers have developed a probiotic mix of natural and engineered bacteria to diagnose and treat cholera, an intestinal infection that causes severe dehydration. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 13, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Transformative cholera vaccine designed to offer rapid protection
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) In a preclinical study, investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital have designed an entirely new class of vaccine that can combat cholera by both training the immune system to detect and destroy the bacteria in the long term and protecting a host immediately from cholera's effects. Using mathematical modeling, the research team predicts that, if successful in humans, their highly innovative approach could change the trajectory of a cholera epidemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 13, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:Lagos Fertile Ground for Cholera Outbreak
[Vanguard] The outbreak of cholera in Nigeria in the last one year is currently raising questions about the image of Nigeria at 58. Cholera, a poverty-induced disease, has continued to ravage communities across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:19 New Cholera Cases Reported in Adamawa
[Vanguard] Adamawa Ministry of Health has confirmed 19 new cases of cholera in Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government areas. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Yemen: Airstrike hits MSF cholera treatment center in Abs
This attack by the Saudi- and Emirati-led coalition shows complete disrespect for medical facilities and patients. Health centers are #NotATarget.   Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kavita Menon Source Type: news

Yemen: Airstrike Hits Doctors Without Borders Cholera Treatment Center in Abs
Press releaseYemen: Airstrike Hits Doctors Without Borders Cholera Treatment Center in AbsJune 11, 2018A newly constructed cholera treatment center run by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Abs,Yemen, was hit by an airstrike Monday at approximately 5:40 am. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Brienne Prusak Source Type: news

Yemen: Airstrike hits MSF cholera treatment center in Abs
Press releaseYemen: Airstrike hits MSF cholera treatment center in AbsJune 11, 2018A newly constructed cholera treatment center run by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Abs,Yemen, was hit by an airstrike Monday at approximately 5:40 am. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Brienne Prusak Source Type: news

Nigeria:WHO Warns Cholera Outbreak in Adamawa May Spread to Cameroon
[Guardian] The World Health Organisation (WHO), has warned that if the outbreak of cholera in parts of Adamawa continues it may spread to other areas and across the border to Cameroon posing a major public health threat. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Death Toll Rises to 18 in Mubi From Cholera Outbreak
[This Day] Yola -The death toll following the cholera outbreak in Mubi, Adamawa State, has risen from 16 to 18, the Incident Manager, Kabiru Sadiq, has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Scientists map genetic codes of 3,000 dangerous bacteria
The DNA of deadly strains of plague, dysentery and cholera were decoded in what the researchers said was an effort to better understand some of the world's most dangerous diseases. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Life-Saving Radio - Reporting On Cholera in Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Amsterdam -The effect of Radio Dabanga on lives of Sudanese people became clear when a cholera epidemic broke out in Sudan in September 2016. In the following months, large towns as well as remote areas and camps for internally displaced people faced high numbers of cholera infections. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:'57 Students Discharged, Six On Admission in Kaduna Cholera Outbreak'
[Guardian] Kaduna -About 57 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Kawo, Kaduna have been discharged, while six others are on admission. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:40 in Hospital, 89 Under Watch As Cholera Hits Kaduna Secondary School
[Vanguard] A cholera outbreak has been reported in Government Girls Secondary School, Kawo, Kaduna, with about 40 students reportedly hospitalised at the General Hospital, Kawo, while 89 students are under watch. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Commissioner Speaks On Cholera Outbreak in Kaduna School
[Premium Times] The Kaduna State Commissioner for Education, Jafaru Sani, on Monday confirmed the outbreak of cholera at the Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) Kawo. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Cholera Outbreak Spreads, Kills 20 in Kaduna, Plateau, Adamawa
[Guardian] Kaduna -The outbreak of cholera has reared its ugly head in some cities in the country. A student of Government Girls Secondary School, Kawo, Kaduna State, has died of the disease while 42 others have been hospitalised at the General Hospital, Kawo, following the outbreak of cholera in their school. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Adamawa Cholera Outbreak Extends to Two More LGAs
[Guardian] The cholera outbreak in Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government Areas of Adamawa has extended to Hong and Maiha local governments, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 4, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Acute Watery Diarrhoea, Dengue Fever Reported After Rains in Sudan's Blue Nile, Red Sea States
[Radio Dabanga] ED Damazin / Port Sudan -Six cases of acute watery diarrhoea - which is often caused by cholera* - have been admitted to Ed Damazin Hospital in Sudan's Blue Nile State this week. The rains have also seen an increase in cases suspected to be the mosquito-borne haemorrhagic (severe dengue) fever admitted to Port Sudan hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 4, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda:19 Pilgrims With Cholera Signs Isolated
[Monitor] Wakiso -A total of 19 pilgrims suspected to be cholera patients are under surveillance at Naguru hospital according to Dr John Baptist Waniaye, commissioner for emergency medical services at ministry of health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 4, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cholera vaccination may be cost  effective
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Nigeria:WHO Tackles Cholera in Adamawa, Measles in Borno
[Guardian] Maiduguri -The World Health Organization (WHO) has yesterday deployed 39 health personnel to contain further spread of cholera in Adamawa state that claimed 13 lives in two council areas. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Adamawa Cholera Outbreak - WHO Deploys 39 Staff to Mubi
[Vanguard] The World Health Organisation, WHO, has deployed 39 staff to contain the outbreak of cholera in Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government areas of Adamawa State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Mubi Cholera - 434 Cases Recorded, 13 Deaths
[Premium Times] The Adamawa Ministry of Health has confirmed that the cases of cholera outbreak in Mubi have risen to 434 with 13 deaths. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi:PACHI Urges Communities to Form Cholera Discussion Groups
[Nyasa Times] Parent Aid Child Initiative (PACHI) has urged communities which were affected by cholera in Lilongwe to form groups that will enhance information sharing on cholera and other health issues that the communities are likely to face. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 25, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cholera outbreak kills 12 in northeast Nigeria
ABUJA (Reuters) - A cholera outbreak has killed 12 people and may have infected at least 134 others in the northeast Nigerian state of Adamawa, a medical official said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Nigeria:Cholera Outbreak - 12 Died, 134 in Hospital
[Daily Trust] Yola -Health officials have confirmed the death of 12 people in cholera outbreak in Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government Areas of Adamawa state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Suspected Cholera Outbreak Claims 12 Lives in Adamawa
[Premium Times] A suspected cholera outbreak has claimed 12 lives in Mubi North and Mubi South local government areas of Adamawa, according to an official of the state Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi:Up to Boost Cholera Preparedness in Three Districts
[Malawi News Agency] Salima -United Purpose (UP) has said it will launch a four-month project in three districts of Salima, Dedza and Lilongwe to support their efforts in cholera-prevention preparedness following the just ended outbreak in the districts. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cholera Epidemic — Lusaka, Zambia, October 2017–May 2018
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Cholera Epidemic - Lusaka, Zambia, October 2017-May 2018
A cholera outbreak that began in October 2017 in Zambia has resulted in approximately 5,900 cases and 114 deaths. The government improved the water supply and administered oral cholera vaccine, but flooding led to a resurgence of cholera. A multisectoral and well-coordinated response was key to the control of the outbreak. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Diarrhea and Acute Respiratory Infection, Oral Cholera Vaccination Coverage, and Care-Seeking Behaviors of Rohingya Refugees — Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, October–November 2017
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New Ebola Outbreak; Rain in the Time of Cholera; Let's Talk About HPV
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of infectious diseases (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Uganda:Sewage Leakage At Kawempe, Kiruddu Complicates Cholera Fight
[Monitor] Kampala -A dreadful stench at Mulago's satellite hospitals of Kiruddu and Kawempe has complicated the fight against the recent outbreak of cholera in Kampala. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cholera Vaccination Campaign Starts in Yemen - WHO Cholera Vaccination Campaign Starts in Yemen - WHO
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Sudan:Health Minister - 'Sudan 'Free of Watery Diarrhoea'
[Radio Dabanga] Sennar -Sudan's federal Minister if Health, Bahr Idris Abu Garda, has declared that Sudan is now free of the 'watery diarrhoea' outbreak (suspected to be cholera) that hit various parts of the country during the past year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa:Largest-Ever Global Response to Cholera Targets 2 Million People in Africa
[UN News] The largest cholera vaccination drive in history targeting two million people across Africa is underway, the United Nations announced on Monday, in response to a series of recent deadly outbreaks of the water-borne disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Largest-ever global response to cholera targets 2 million people in Africa
The largest cholera vaccination drive in history targeting two million people across Africa is underway, the United Nations announced on Monday, in response to a series of recent deadly outbreaks of the water-borne disease.   (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - May 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cholera vaccination campaign starts in Yemen after year delay: WHO
GENEVA (Reuters) - The first vaccine campaign against cholera in Yemen has started, 18 months after war and a sanitation crisis triggered an epidemic, but the World Health Organization said it did not yet have permission nationwide to do the vaccinations. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cholera vaccination campaign starts in Yemen: WHO
GENEVA (Reuters) - The first vaccine campaign against cholera in Yemen has started, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, a year and a half after an epidemic was triggered by war and a health and sanitation crisis. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Uganda:Cholera Outbreak - Seven Patients Receiving Treatment At Naguru Hospital
[Monitor] The Ministry of Health has indicated that it has not registered any new cholera case in Kampala apart from the seven cases currently receiving treatment at Naguru hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda:Cholera Outbreak Confirmed in Kampala
[Observer] Government has confirmed an outbreak of the infectious cholera in the country including Makindye division in Kampala. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda:Cholera Outbreak - Boost Community Health Teams
[Monitor] The Ministry of Health last week confirmed the outbreak of cholera in Makindye Division in Kampala. By last Friday, four people with signs of the disease had been admitted to Naguru hospital. According to State minister for Primary Health Care, Ms Sarah Opendi, one case has been confirmed and the rest are probable. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda:Cholera Kills Two in Amudat, 48 Admitted
[Monitor] Cholera outbreak in Amudat District in Karamoja sub region, north eastern Uganda has so far claimed two lives while 48 are currently receiving treatment at Amudat health center IV. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda:Public Warned As Cholera Breaks Out in Kampala
[Monitor] The Ministry of Health yesterday confirmed the outbreak of cholera in Makindye Division in Kampala. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news