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.

A rotavirus vaccine introduced in rural Malawi has reduced deaths from infant diarrhoea by more than a third, proving for the first time that a major intervention in a low-income country can be hig

Yavatmal: The number of patients suffering from cholera and diarrhoea has gone up to 650 at Yavatmal Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH).

Experts state that the overall incidence of diarrhea is as high as 30 per cent in the population and deaths are as high as 13 per cent.

Abu Zabad — El Ahmar village of Abu Zabad locality in West Kordofan has recorded eight new cases of acute watery diarrhoea suspected to be cholera on Monday and Tuesday.

According to experts, shigella has shown steady trends towards multiple drug resistance.

According to Chief District Health Officer Dr Uday Tilavat, 15 residents of Khedkarmsiya village had complained of diarrhoea and vomiting on Saturday.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A detailed study by the Kerala government in the recent outbreak of Nipah virus has suggested that 17 of the 19 infected people might have contracted the deadly virus from the f

Katsina — An outbreak of cholera and diarrhea has killed no fewer than 29 people across Katsina State.

Over 200 people are said to have taken ill due to an outbreak of diarrhoea and gastroenteritis at Babanpur village of Fatehabad district allegedly due to the consumption of contaminated water.

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