Sunday, 3rd December 2023


6 Oct
Zimbabwean authorities have imposed restrictions in several parts of the country, including the capital, to fight a resurgence of cholera-related deaths.
24 May
A grieving family gathers in their yard in a town near Pretoria, the epicentre of a deadly cholera outbreak, mourning the death of a relative, one of 17 people killed by the disease in just days.
19 May
A billion people in 43 countries are at risk of cholera, the United Nations warned Friday, and though the outbreaks could be stopped, the United Nations said resources were desperately lacking.
10 Mar
The World Health Organization (WHO) has described Malawi’s cholera outbreak as the largest in Africa.
23 Feb
South African health authorities on Thursday announced the country's first cholera death in more than a decade.
10 Feb
World Health Organisation (WHO) has said Africa is witnessing an exponential rise in cholera cases amid global surge.
25 Jan
Abia State Health Commissioner, Dr. Joe Osuji, yesterday, confirmed outbreak of cholera in Amaogwugwu Community, Umuahia North Council, which, he said, has claimed three lives with 16 people hospitalised.
2 Jan
Schools in Malawi's two largest cities are to remain closed until further notice due to a worsening cholera outbreak, the government said on Monday. Students were due back in class after the holidays on Tuesday. But the health ministry said the start of the school term for primary and secondary pupils in the capital Lilongwe…
8 Dec 2022
Cholera is one of the most common and preventable foods and water-borne disease prevalent in our environment which affects the adult population. It is increasingly being fuelled by the dynamics of the urban lifestyle and environmental disruption and internal displacements because of the insurgency, climatic changes, and flooding could leave us with no better option.


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Arsenal will host Liverpool in a blockbuster third-round FA Cup tie next month featuring sides that have won the competition 22 times between them.
6 mins ago
NDLEA has thwarted attempts by drug syndicates to export hard drugs sewn into hems of jeans trousers, or stuffed in dolls, buttons, soaps and in beverage tins.
21 mins ago
The languages spoken across the country form an intricate pattern that reflects the diverse tapestry of its people. However, the haunting specter of extinction looms over some of the major indigenous languages, posing a threat to the rich linguistic heritage that has evolved over the years. According to reports, more than 400 Nigerian indigenous languages…
31 mins ago
No fewer 200 private legal practitioners from the 19 Northern States have volunteered to assist Gov. Kabir Yusuf of Kano State to win his Gubernatorial election appeal case at the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
58 mins ago
Five persons died and 11 injured in an auto crash involving a Nissan Caravan with Registration number GWB532XY and a Mark Truck with no registration number along Itu – Calabar road on Saturday.
1 hour ago
The Police Command in Abia has declared four school children of the same parents missing.
1 hour ago
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Last week, the world celebrated Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness (AMR). The goal was to raise awareness about AMR — a phenomenon where antimicrobials no longer kill or prevent the growth of the microbes they used to kill. Our bodies do an excellent job of containing viral, bacterial or fungal infections before a doctor chips in with…
1 hour ago
Following astronomical increase in prices of drugs, some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have resorted to herbal concoctions commonly referred to as “Agbo” to treat various illnesses.
1 hour ago
NDLEA recovered at least eight tons of Indian hemp and 8,000 bottles of codeine in raids in Edo, Delta, Bauchi, Kaduna, Gombe, Kogi Anambra and the FCT in the last one week. Its spokesman, Mr Femi Babafemi, stated on Sunday in Abuja that operatives stormed Ujiogba Forest in Esan West Local Government Area of Edo…