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Cholera cases surging fast in Africa

May surpass worst cases of 2021 if trend continues, WHO warns Malawi launches national “End Cholera” campaign Africa is witnessing an exponential rise in cholera cases amid a global surge.

Cross River  confirms outbreak of cholera in  community 

30 persons  including pregnant women feared dead – villagers  No fever than 30 persons have reportedly died in Ekureku community in Abi Local government area of Cross River State following

Cholera: Nigeria records  233 deaths, 2187 confirmed cases in 9 months  –  NCDC  

Calls for urgent improvement in access to clean water  As some parts of Nigeria states continue to experience an outbreak of cholera,  the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention,

Cholera: NCDC gives update

Total of  22,130 suspected cases, 526 deaths so far reported from 18 states and FCT    No fewer than 22,130 suspected cases including 526 deaths from cholera have been reported

Cholera outbreak declines

• NCDC attributes major cause to poor water and hygiene facilities in many States   The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says there has been a general decline in

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NCDC cautions against health hazards associated with flooding

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, says Nigerians should resist some habits that might result in health hazards during flooding, as rains continue to pound some cities across Nigeria.

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Cholera Season is here – Health Advisory

  FG says “Together we can prevent deaths” Cholera is an acute enteric infection characterized by vomiting, profuse dehydration and diarrhea (rice water stools).It is caused by ingestion of gram negative