According to the weekly health report, the city recorded 629 cases of diarrhea, 270 cases of jaundice, 430 cases of typhoid and four cases of cholera in the category of water-borne diseases.

Rotavirus causes severe diarrhoea and death among children under the age of five.

The UT Health Department is going to introduce rotavirus vaccine (RVV) in Routine Immunisation Schedule from July onwards.

Two patients have died, 100 fallen ill in the past three days .At least two people have died and over a 100 fallen ill in the past three days after a reported outbreak of diarrhoea at Bathonian Kh

Jain has also developed a ‘clay coin’, which, he says, can disinfect the water and make it safe for drinking

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.

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