Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in more than 60 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

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November 16, 2010

Since October 22, MSF has treated 16,500 people for suspected cholera in a total of 21 cholera treatment centers across the country.

November 16, 2010

More than 1,150 MSF staff are responding to the massive cholera outbreak right now, a daunting task given the quickly rising numbers of cases throughout the country.

November 16, 2010

Cholera continues to spread in Haiti as people struggle to access clean water and understand a disease they've never encountered before. MSF teams are responding to the outbreak in Port-au-Prince, in the center of the country, and on the northern coast, but other actors will need to get more involved to meet all the patient needs in the coming days.

November 16, 2010

MSF has treated more than 12,000 people for cholera and cholera-like symptoms, and the organization is anticipating that the spread of the bacteria will not soon abate.

November 15, 2010

Francois Chappuis, Emilie Alirol, Dagemlidet T. Worku, Yolanda Mueller, Koert Ritmeijer
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2011;55(1):455-6.
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

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November 15, 2010

Malaria is particularly dangerous for malnourished children, and the cases of malaria are flaring right now during Niger's rainy season; MSF has treated nearly 130,000 children already.

November 13, 2010


Miguel Ángel Luque Fernández, Peter R. Mason, Henry Gray, Ariane Bauernfeind, Jean François Fesselet, Peter Maes
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2011;105(1):38-45.
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
 

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November 13, 2010

Tom Decroo, Barbara Telfer, Marc Biot, Jacob Maikere, Sergio Dezembro, Luisa Isabel Cumba, Carla das Dores, Kathryn Chu, Nathan Ford
JAIDS 2011;56:e39-44.
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes

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November 12, 2010

MSF is scaling up capacity to receive people in the Haitian capital presenting with cholera-like symptoms, aiming to have 1,000 beds available in the city in the coming days.

November 11, 2010

“Hundreds of families have been living in makeshift shelters in a no man’s land over the past four months, waiting to be relocated to a proper camp,” said MSF’s head of mission in Kenya.

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