KATHMANDU, September 3: The Ministry of Health and Population is to start clinical trial of vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 and cholera. Nepal Health Research Council is set to initiate the clinical trial of mRNA and cholera vaccines against the two diseases.

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KHARTOUM, Sept 14: There have been five confirmed deaths from cholera in Sudan’s Blue Nile state since Aug. 28, the health ministry said in a statement.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Coliform present in water is the main cause of the cholera case in the capital, according to the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD).

KATHMANDU, May 9: A cholera case has been detected in the capital while Influenza B is spreading rapidly in Kathmandu Valley along with the seasonal rise in temperature.

ADEN, April 9: In the summer of 2017, a plane chartered by the United Nations idled on the tarmac at an airport in the Horn of Africa as officials waited for final clearance to deliver half a million doses of cholera vaccine to Yemen. Amid the country’s ruinous war, the disease was spiraling out of control, with thousands of new cases reported each day.

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BEIRA, April 2: Mozambican and international health workers raced Monday to contain a cholera outbreak in the cyclone-hit city of Beira and surrounding areas, where the number of cases has jumped to more than 1,000.

BEIRA, March 30: The number of confirmed cases of cholera in the cyclone-hit Mozambican port city of Beira jumped from five to 138 on Friday, as government and aid agencies battled to contain the spread of disease among the tens of thousands of victims of the storm.

BEIRA, March 27: 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 Africa.

LONDON, Jan 4: Scientists have found that a strain of cholera causing an epidemic in Yemen – the worst in recorded history – came from eastern Africa and was probably borne into Yemen by migrants.

YEMEN, Oct 2: After a water facility was bombed in Yemen, suspected cases of cholera in the area have surged by 170% - causing easily avoidable deaths of civilians.

Cholera kills over 2000 in Yemen

March 12, 2018 14:10 pm

YEMEN, March 12: Over 2000 people have died of cholera in Yemen over the past year, reports Russian consumer surveillance service (Rospotrebnadzor).

Cholera epidemic claims a girl

May 9, 2017 10:33 am

LAHAN, May 9: A cholera epidemic since the past few days in Musahar settlement in Kachanari of Bariyarpatti Village Council of Siraha has claimed a girl.

Outgoing United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon apologized to the people of Haiti on Thursday for the world body's role in a deadly cholera outbreak that has killed more than 9,300 people and was blamed on Nepali U.N. peacekeepers.

MALEKHU (Dhading), Oct 29: Strains of the bacterium of the cholera were found at several sources of drinking water in the district.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: At a time when the health authorities are struggling to contain the spread of cholera in Kathmandu Valley, strains of the deadly disease have been found in drinking water samples collected from various Valley localities.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Epidemiology and Disease Control Division under the Ministry of Health and Population, has confirmed that over 100 patients were suffered from cholera in Kathmandu valley.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Over a dozen people from the Matatirtha and Thankot areas of Kathmandu, who were admitted at Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital (STIDH), have tested positive for cholera.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Over a dozen people from the Matatirtha area of Kathmandu, who were admitted at Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital (STIDH), have tested positive for the disease.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) of the Department of Health Services (DoHS) has said that it is considering administering cholera vaccine to the people living in the highly affected areas of Lalitpur, where the deadly disease has been spreading for the last one month.

Preventing cholera

August 13, 2016 00:15 am

There have never been genuine attempts to identify reasons and risk factors of cholera outbreak in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Despite several attempts by the health authorities to prevent cholera outbreak from getting worse, the deadly disease has been spreading unabated in Lalitpur district.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) under Department of Health Services (DoHS) has sounded alarm about cholera outbreak in Kathmandu Valley with 21 people already testing positive for the disease.

Cholera found in capital

July 14, 2016 00:00 am

KATHMANDU, July 14: A diarrheal patient admitted at Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital (STIDH) last week was found infected with cholera. The hospital, which had examined a stool sample of the seriously ailing diarrheal patient, said that the deadly disease was confirmed in a patient from Chhetrapati area of Kathmandu.