Cases of cholera in Mozambique soared to 517 people in Sofala province, the government of Mozambique said Sunday, while announcing that a first cholera fatality is now reported in the hard-hit port

After two decades of little or no maintenance of municipal sewerage plants, corruption and indifference, South Africans are vulnerable to medieval, waterborne diseases and something even more serio

UN human rights staff in Yemen are investigating an apparent airstrike on a hospital in opposition-held territory which reportedly killed at least seven civilians on Tuesday, amid fears that choler

Mozambique has confirmed 139 cases of cholera in the wake of a tropical cyclone that hit the southern African nation and killed more than 460 people.

Mozambique will start a cholera vaccination campaign next week in areas ravaged by Cyclone Idai, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday, after five confirmed cases were detected.

More than 10 cases of cholera have been reported in Nairobi since the outbreak of the disease in the capital two weeks 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

Mozambique said on Wednesday five cases of cholera had been confirmed around the badly damaged port city of Beira after a powerful cyclone killed more than 700 people across a swathe of southern Af

Rescue teams in Mozambique moved hundreds of people displaced by Cyclone Idai’s massive and deadly flooding to safer shelters on Monday, while the government made preparations for a cholera outbrea

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