An outbreak of cholera/ acute watery diarrhea (AWD) in Somalia has killed 42 people since December, a UN health agency said on Thursday.

No fewer than 377,000 people have been vaccinated against cholera in Adamawa, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

At least 45 people have been killed by cholera in Zimbabwe in the past three weeks, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday, describing the strain as "multi-drug resistant".

A cholera outbreak in Nigeria's northeast has killed nearly 100 people over the past two weeks and infected thousands more, the United Nations said.

A cholera outbreak has killed 10 people in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare after they drank contaminated water, a city health official said on Sunday.

Maiduguri — Four more people have died of cholera in Borno State.This takes the number of deaths from cholera outbreak in the North East state to 18 from 14, as 300 new cases were recorded from Sep

Jamshedpur: The jaundice outbreak in Dhatkidih that affected more than 400 residents since July was caused by the hepatitis E virus that is primarily transmitted orally owing to faecal contaminatio

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

Thousands of lives are at risk in Kenya's slums as dirty water and poor sanitation fuel the spread of deadly diseases, said the winner of the world's largest humanitarian prize on Wednesday.

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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