The city corporation has taken several steps to create awareness of waterborne diseases and precautionary measures.

Cholera has infected at least 1,052 people in Mozambique’s cyclone-hit region, the health ministry said on Monday in a new report, marking a massive increase from 139 cases reported four days ago.

Drinking water in the Abaqulusi District Municipality in Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal has been red-flagged after 60 people were treated for diarrhoea.

Dozens of fragile patients poured into a clinic in the wrecked Mozambican port city of Beira on Wednesday, as the government said it had confirmed the first five cases of cholera in the wake of dea

A recent report by the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, warns of other causes of high mortality - other than violence amongst children under 15 trapped in protracted conflicts.

India's vaccination coverage to prevent rotavirus infection, a leading cause of severe diarrhoea in young children, was the lowest among the 15 countries which introduced it last year, a new report said. It also pointed out that India lost over 2.6 lakh children under five years from pneumonia and diarrhoea in 2016.

There were seven cases from Hyderabad and one each from Siddipet, Nizamabad, Ranga Reddy and other districts.

As many as 10 cases of diarrhoea were reported from Deep Nagar, Mullanpur, on Wednesday.

The UK has experienced the driest start to a summer since records began in 1961, but safe drinking water remains in plentiful supply.

A major new study has shown that rotavirus vaccination reduced infant diarrhoea deaths by 34% in rural Malawi, a region with high levels of child deaths.

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