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April 08, 2016

New York/Lusaka, Zambia—The largest cholera vaccination campaign ever began today in Zambia’s capital, Lusaka. International medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is working in close collaboration with the Zambian Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization to vaccinate more than half a million people in the next two weeks to curb the outbreak that began in February in the city’s overcrowded township areas.

February 22, 2016

As the rainy season approaches in Wajir, northeastern Kenya, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warns that the substandard water and sanitation situation is creating ideal conditions for a future increase in cholera cases. While today patient numbers in the cholera treatment center in Wajir Hospital are stable, MSF urges for an immediate improvement in sanitation services to avoid another spike in cases.

January 25, 2016

Five diseases with the potential to become epidemics in 2016 are being highlighted by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), as the World Health Organization’s executive board meets in Geneva this week.

September 17, 2015

ABUJA, NIGERIA/PARIS—A cholera outbreak is underway in camps for people displaced by the conflict with Boko Haram in Nigeria's Borno state, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, calling for other humanitarian organizations to join the ef

June 02, 2015

NAIROBI/NEW YORK—The international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), health authorities, and other partners continue their response to a major cholera outbreak in Kenya that has spread to 10 of the country’s 47 counties. The outbreak, which began in January, has killed 72 people, according to official figures. 

June 11, 2014

Antoine Foucher, MSF’s head of mission in Ethiopia, describes the multi-layered emergency facing South Sudanese refugees in the country.

May 28, 2014

Use of vaccine in Guinea demonstrates it can be used to help control and prevent deadly outbreaks.

October 18, 2013

MSF shows the feasibility of implementing a mass vaccination campaign with oral cholera at the onset of an outbreak, using the results of a campaign conducted in Guinea in 2012.

March 12, 2013



Haiti 2012 © Emilie Régnier

A young cholera patient at an MSF facility.

July 10, 2012

Fighting in DRC's Rutshuru district is preventing people from accessing essential care in the midst of a cholera outbreak.

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