CHOLERA, DIARRHEA AND DYSENTERY UPDATE: AFRICA,
A cholera outbreak in
Doctors from Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) were seen rendering assistance to the victims at
The Ministry of Public Health has reported cases of severe diarrhea and cholera in the south of the country and called on the population to observe the rules of hygiene in a press release published on Fri 11 Oct 2013, according to the national daily Togo-Presse.
"Cases of serious diarrhea and cholera [have been] reported for a few weeks in the health regions of the Maritime, including the capital
It drew particular attention to avoiding eating raw foods, boiling or treating any water for consumption with chlorine or bleach, protecting food from dust, flies, and any other insects, and to immediately consult the nearest public health center in cases of diarrhea. The Maritime area is the southern part of
Cholera - China: (Hong Kong SAR)
Another case of cholera has been confirmed by the Centre for Health Protection [CHP]. The case involves a 32-year-old man who has been suffering from diarrhea since 7 Oct 2013. He was admitted to the isolation ward at
Some 214 cholera infection cases have been registered in
On 25 Sep 2013, Iranian media outlets reported that cholera infection had spread to 10 provinces in
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