November 24, 2014

More than 2,000 people with symptoms of cholera have needed emergency hospitalization since mid-October in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

September 04, 2014

 

A significant decline in the number of new cholera cases in South Sudan in recent weeks has prompted Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to scale down its cholera operations. Instead it will redirect resources towards other unmet health needs in the country, where more than 1.7 million people have been displaced by the ongoing conflict.

July 30, 2014

Though treatable, the cholera outbreak in South Sudan is still affecting many who live in areas susceptible to the disease and requires immediate attention.

July 17, 2014

The cholera outbreak which began in January 2014 in northeastern Nigeria's Bauchi state is now over. More than 15,500 cases were reported and about 14,000 of those were treated by MSF teams.

May 28, 2014

The cholera outbreak in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, continues to spread. MSF is increasing capacity in order to treat all patients if the epidemic accelerates.

January 28, 2014

On December 2, 2013, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) received an alert from the Provincial General Hospital of South Kivu in Bukavu. The day before, 30 people had been admitted to the cholera treatment center (CTC) and one person had already died.

The MSF emergency team immediately went to the center and found it completely overwhelmed. Ninety percent of the cases had come from a district of the city called Camp Mweze, where the community had already reported four more deaths possibly caused by cholera originating from a contaminated water source.

June 06, 2013

MSF is delivering emergency medical care to displaced people in strife-plagued eastern DRC, including 5,000 seeking refuge in a stadium near Goma and many more in other setttlements.

May 22, 2013

Cholera has broken out in northern Niger, in an area now inhabited by large numbers of Malian refugees who fled conflict in their homeland.

February 24, 2013

MSF teams have initiated an innovative preventive cholera vaccination campaign in and around the refugee camps in Maban County.

January 07, 2013

Three years after the January 2010 earthquake that battered Haiti, the rebuilding effort continues in fits and starts, especially when it comes to health care.

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