Since early March cholera in Zambia sick already 5,000.
In the African country of Zambia for two months raging cholera epidemic. Since early March, the country's infected more than 5,000 people, 130 were killed.
According to local authorities, this outbreak was the strongest in the last ten years.
The main cause of the disease has led to numerous floods in Lusaka - the largest city in the state and its capital. In small ponds, which are the main source of drinking water for local residents, were cholera bacteria. In warm and humid climate of Zambia disease spreads very quickly.
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Almost 200 people were victims of the cholera epidemic that broke out in Haiti after the devastating earthquake in January of the current year, reports on Saturday to the associated Press, citing local authorities.
People suffering from cholera, lying on the floor in the hospital Marchand desalin, Haiti 22.10.10 @ AP
According to the representative of the United Nations in Haiti Imogen Wall (Imogen Wall), the Haitian Ministry of public health confirmed 194 deaths from cholera, more 2,35 thousands infected, writes RIA Novosti.
Although the focus of the epidemic is located to the North of Read more [...]
October 10, 2013. The poorest country in America to this day cannot get away from the consequences of the devastating earthquake in 2010, which was accompanied by a massive outbreak of cholera.
Despite significant financial investments in the country's health system, the level of unsanitary conditions affects: still not established drinking water supply and toilets and chlorination of water is a phenomenon on the island are extremely rare.
These factors, as well as, presumably, the infection Nepali missionaries of the United Nations, were the causes of cholera pandemic, with lightning speed Read more [...]
In the capital of Haiti, Port-AU-Prince registered more than 18 thousand new cases of cholera reported to the world health organization (who). As noted in a statement on Friday, the headquarters of the who press release, the organization experts do not exclude that part of the surge of the epidemic can be caused by the beginning of the rainy season and floods.
According to who, since the outbreak of cholera in October last year to 12 June in Haiti revealed over 344,6 thousand cases of cholera, of which about 5.4 thousand were fatal. In the neighboring Dominican Republic recorded from the end Read more [...]
In the United States recorded the first case of cholera. The virus detected in women who had recently returned from Haiti. Control of the border with this country already tightened the authorities of the Dominican Republic. Recall, a few days ago, there is also recorded the first case of this disease. The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry is asking citizens to refrain from traveling to the Republic before the end of 2010 year. The theme will continue Alla Matuszak.
The cholera epidemic in Haiti has claimed more than a thousand lives. The disease is discovered at seventeen thousand people. And this Read more [...]
They found the first case of cholera. As reported by the chief sanitary doctor of Russia Gennady Onishchenko, the situation in the Caribbean is deteriorating, and want to relax it is better to choose other resorts.
Doctors consider: transfer of infection in the Dominican Republic — only a matter of time. It borders with Haiti, where cholera has killed over a thousand people. Meanwhile, the only thing that lives on the island is tourism.
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The number of victims cholera outbreaks in Haiti continues to grow every day. Over the last day from the disease died 13 people, bringing the total death toll reached 305 people. This information was made public on Thursday, representatives of the Haitian Ministry of health.
The number of infected exceeded 4 thousand people. Most victims of the disease remains a Department of Artibonite, located in the North of the country. In the capital of Haiti, Port-AU-Prince, where more than a million people live in tent camps, the epidemiological situation remains under control of the authorities. Throughout Read more [...]
In Haiti trying to eliminate the consequences the storm, which struck at West island just where is the capital of the Republic of Port-AU-Prince. The hurricane has seriously complicated the situation. In the city of raging epidemics, lack of clean drinking water and medicines. There was complete lack of sanitation.
Humanitarian organizations urgently deploy point-of-care. Hurricane Tomas was not the strongest of storms that hit Haiti, the elements were killed, according to official data, eight people. But its consequences can be severe.
Street Haitian cities under water. In the country again Read more [...]
The number of victims of the cholera epidemic that broke out in Haiti nine months after the devastating earthquake, reached 442 people, according to the environment Agency France Presse with reference to the representatives of the health authorities of the country.
On Saturday last week local authorities reported 330 the lost. Over the past few days has also increased and the number of infected: almost two thousand new patients were hospitalized with a diagnosis of «cholera», said the representative of the Ministry of health Jocelyn Pierre-Louis (Jocelyne Pierre-Louis). Thus, to Read more [...]
Doctors do not hope to stop cholera in Haiti in any americasee time. The authorities declared the epidemic a threat to national security. Cholera reached the capital, Port-AU-Prince, hitting a huge slum Cité Soleil, which doctors feared the most.
Conditions in this district and before the devastating January earthquake were so horrific that even drinking water in special bags are unlikely to stop the epidemic.
Says the representative of the pan American health organization:
\"We know that before the Port-AU-Prince was mostly large urban slums. Sewerage and water were in terrible condition. Read more [...]
The cholera epidemic in Haiti, according to the latest data, claimed the lives of 724 people, 11 thousand hospitalized with symptoms of the disease, said on Thursday the Agency France Presse with reference to the Ministry of health of the country.
Previously reported 643 and died 10 thousands are hospitalized.
Now the cholera outbreak which was recorded October 20, raging in five of the ten departments, mainly in the North of the country.
According to the Ministry of health of Haiti, four deaths registered in the capital city Port-AU-Prince. On Wednesday, the Ministry reported that in the Read more [...]
According to the latest data, the number of victims of cholera in Haiti has exceeded 900 people. It is reported that the epidemic has spread in 6 of 10 provinces of the country, still not fully recovered after a strong earthquake in January of this year. According to the Ministry of health of Haiti on 12 November, in the died of cholera 917, about 15 thousand are hospitalized.
Doctors and field hospitals are sounding the alarm: the number of patients is growing, while drugs are not sharply enough.
“Our epidemiologists argue that the number of cases has increased, and we see it every day, Read more [...]
The Cuban Ministry of Health once again at the center of public attention. At this time in connection with the Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, who because of ill health is still on Liberty Island, which recently underwent cancer surgery.
Local doctors are sounding the alarm, because in some areas of the Cuban capital registered more than fifty cases of cholera. Data released by the Ministry of Health of Cuba, without specifying whether the victim of the disease.
Now, through these measures, say the Office, transmission being phased out. However, doctors urged citizens carefully hygiene, ITAR-TASS Read more [...]
Head of Rospotrebnadzor chief sanitary doctor Gennady Onishchenko advised on New Year's not going to warm countries, and to stay at home, plenty of sleep and go skiing. "No need to dramatically change the climate zone in which you are traveling from a cold to a hot country," - said in a statement posted on the website of Rospotrebnadzor. "Believe me - convinces the chief sanitary doctor - no matter how young and healthy you are, it is for the body challenge. Arrived, arrived in a hot country pereadaptirovalis. A few days later to go back to the cold." He notes that "often Read more [...]
Flooding near Port-AU-Prince. © Swoan Parker | Reuters
6 November. 24 October on the island of Haiti was hit by hurricane \"sandy\". In the result of heavy rains caused by the invasion of the element, 54 people were killed and another 16 are missing. Flooded or destroyed about 20 thousand houses.
In the southern parts of Haiti destroyed about 70 % of the crop, there is a massive loss of livestock. In addition, the island began a new outbreak of cholera. According to the international organization \"Doctors without borders\", referenced Agency Associated Press, as at 4 November in hospitals in Read more [...]
Nearly 200 people were killed in a cholera epidemic that broke out in Haiti after the devastating earthquake in January, reported on Saturday by the Associated Press, citing local authorities.Man, suffering from cholera, lying on the floor in a hospital Marchand Dessalines, Haiti 22.10.10 @ APAccording to the UN representative in Haiti Aymogena Wall (Imogen Wall), Haiti's Ministry of Health has confirmed 194 deaths from cholera, over 2.35 thousand are infected, according to RIA Novosti.Although the focus of the epidemic is located north of the capital - the city of Port-au-Prince, the authorities Read more [...]
The number of victims of the cholera outbreak in Haiti continues to grow every day. Last day of the disease 13 people died, bringing the total death toll has reached 305 people. Such data released on Thursday by representatives of the Haitian Ministry of Health.The number of infected people has exceeded 4000. Most affected by the disease area is Artibonite department, located in the north of the country. In Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince, where more than a million people are living in tent camps, the epidemiological situation remains under control of the authorities. Throughout the country, Read more [...]
The cholera epidemic in Haiti, according to the latest data, claimed the lives of 724 people, 11 000 were hospitalized with symptoms of the disease, said on Thursday AFP, citing the Ministry of Health.Previously reported 643 dead and 10 hospitalized thousands.Now cholera outbreak which was recorded on October 20, is rampant in five of the ten departments, mainly in the north of the country.According to Ministry of Health Haiti, four deaths reported in the capital, Port-au-Prince. On Wednesday, the ministry reported that in the capital of one patient died of cholera, and had to be hospitalized Read more [...]
According to the latest data, the number of victims of cholera in Haiti has exceeded 900. It is reported that an outbreak swept six of the 10 provinces in the country, is still not fully recovered after a major earthquake in January of this year. According to the Ministry of Health of Haiti on November 12, resulting in 917 people have died of cholera, about 15,000 are hospitalized.Field hospitals, doctors are sounding the alarm: the number of patients is growing, while the medication is not sharply enough."Our epidemiologists say that the number of cases has increased, and we are seeing Read more [...]
There, the first cases of cholera. As the Chief Medical doctor Gennady Onishchenko, the situation in the Caribbean is deteriorating, and want to rest better to choose other resorts.Doctors believe: the transfer of infection in the Dominican Republic - only a matter of time. It shares borders with Haiti, where cholera killed over a thousand people. Meanwhile, the only thing that lives the island is tourism.Source: First channel Read more [...]