The World Health Organization reported that the cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen continues to worsen. In September, an average of 10,000 new suspected cases of cholera was recorded every week.
October 3, 2018
Zimbabwe declared a state of emergency after a recent cholera outbreak had killed 20 people in the capital city of Harare. An additional 2,000 people have been infected by the bacterial disease.
Public Health September 13, 2018
Silicon Valley was hooked by another health craze called raw water. Live Water, the company that markets the product, claimed it is the key to balancing good gut bacteria.
Public Health January 4, 2018
The cholera outbreak in Yemen, which started in October 2016, has now infected over 1 million people. Modern medicine is capable of curing patients infected with the disease, but certain factors have made it difficult to stop the epidemic.
Public Health December 23, 2017
Yemen faces cholera epidemic that has so far killed more than 1,300 people. Cases may climb to 300,000 by the end of August given the factors that contribute to the disease's ability to spread in the war-torn country.
Public Health June 25, 2017
Infectious disease experts are concerned about climate change. See how this crisis could increase chances of diseases, and move them to places they may have never gone before.
Public Health February 18, 2017
Trading cards may be a thing of the past but a molecular biologist created her own deck of cards that allows users to swap viruses harmlessly. Each card contains important details about the virus.
Life April 17, 2016
Researchers have explored how new waterborne pathogens in Latin America concurred in time and space with major El Nino events. The findings showed how the weather phenomenon could effectively spread waterborne diseases such as cholera across oceans.
Life March 2, 2016
Supply for oral cholera vaccine is expected to double this year as WHO approves a third supplier, South Korean company EuBiologics. The additional capacity could help nations fight outbreaks of the killer disease.
Life January 10, 2016
Amnesty International, Institute for Justice and Democracy In Haiti and other human rights activists are demanding that the United Nations provide justice via compensation to the victims of the cholera outbreak that ravaged Haiti in 2010. The epidemic resulted in thousands of fatalities.
Society October 18, 2015
Administering an affordable oral vaccine for cholera has been shown to be effective in controlling the disease in an area where it is endemic, offering insight into how it can be better managed on a global scale.
Life July 10, 2015
A graveyard in Italy could provide researchers with 1,000 years of records on health and death in the region, including the massive cholera epidemic of the 1850's.
Life February 16, 2015
Cholera bacterium are predators, attacking other bacteria and stealing their DNA, study finds. This makes cholera even more virulent and deadly, researchers say.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 3, 2015