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About cholera epidemics
The cholera epidemic in Yemen continues to represent one of the worst cholera epidemics in recent history, with over 2.5 million suspected cases reported since 2016.
About cholera epidemics
Case-area targeted interventions prevent cholera spread by focusing control measures on clusters of cases.
About cholera epidemics
Cholera cases have not been reported in Haiti since January 2019. The country that was once heavily burdened by the disease is now one year away from officially declaring cholera elimination.
A phone-based tool to support the implementation of the Ending Cholera Global Roadmap.
About cholera epidemics
Forcibly displaced populations are often affected by infectious diseases such as acute respiratory infections, diarrhea, measles, and malaria. A recent study by Desai et al. has described the range of pathogens affecting forcibly displaced populations from 1996 to 2016.
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The GTFCC virtual event held this summer highlighted the progress made by cholera-affected countries, including Zambia, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Haiti and Bangladesh. The event was organized in observance of the 73rd World Health Assembly.
About cholera epidemics
Ethiopia is currently experiencing a cholera epidemic, with at least 6,789 suspected cases reported from January to August 2020. Against a backdrop of multiple humanitarian crises in the country, including flooding, poor access to clean drinking water and the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical to quickly control the current cholera outbreaks.
About cholera epidemics
The ongoing cholera epidemic in Yemen is considered one of the worst cholera epidemics in recent history, and the already strained efforts to control the epidemic in this war-torn country have been further compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic.