Four cases of dengue and one case each of chikungunya and falciparum malaria have been reported in the same period.

Khartoum — The Sudanese Doctors Union and the National Epidemiological Corporation have called on the government to declare a state of health emergency in the areas stricken by the cholera epidemic

Zanzibar — A passionate appeal has been made to the people of Zanzibar to be on full alert, in the wake of reports that, from March this year, at least 23 people have been infected with cholera.

Dar es Salaam — Rivers and streams that flow into the Indian Ocean in Dar es Salaam are increasingly being polluted.

White Nile State — Several towns and villages in White Nile state have reported new cases of cholera in the last week. Three people died in Omeiriya village.

Eastern Sudan — Cholera continues to spread in Sudan's eastern states, with more fatalities and infections reported across White Nile state, North Kordofan and Sennar.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s health authorities have stepped on surveillance on cholera outbreak after two patients succumbed to the fatal water-borne disease on Friday in Vihiga County of Western K

Officials in South Sudan are undertaking efforts to bring clean drinking water to displaced persons in Aburoc in the Upper Nile Region.

MOGADISHU (Xinhua) -- An estimated number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in Somalia has increased to 6.7 million, more than half the population of the country, the UN said on Wednesda

MOGADISHU (Xinhua) -- An estimated number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in Somalia has increased to 6.7 million, more than half the population of the country, the UN said on Wednesda

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