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DR Congo

MSF intervenes in plague outbreak in DR Congo

Pulmonary plague is virulent, spreading between humans through airborne transmission (such as coughs and sneezes) and is quickly fatal. The incubation period ranges from 24 to 72 hours and death...

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DR Congo

DRC: Pneumonic plague kills 43

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] KINSHASA, 22 February (IRIN) - Some 43 people have died and 13 others infected following an outbreak of pneumonic plague in...

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DR Congo

Plague in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 15 February 2005, WHO has received reports of 61 deaths of pneumonic plague in Ituri district, Oriental province in the northern part of the country (see map below). The total number of cases...

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Zambia

Zambia: Cholera prevention initiative underway

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] LUSAKA, 15 December (IRIN) - The Lusaka City Council (LCC) has taken proactive measures to prevent recurring cholera...

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Zambia

Zambia: Cholera - Information Bulletin n° 1

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers a re...

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Zambia

2 people die of cholera outbreak in Zambia

LUSAKA, Nov 20, 2004 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- At least two people died and 23 others were treated for cholera in Zambia since the disease broke out on Nov. 7, local newspaper Daily Mail reported...

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Senegal

Cholera in Senegal - update

As of 10 November 2004, WHO has received reports from the Ministry of Health of a total number of 861 cases and 6 deaths in Dakar. In Dakar the incidence of the disease appears to be decreasing. In...

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Senegal

Cholera in Senegal

WHO has received reports from the Ministry of Health of a total number of 128 cases and 2 deaths (case fatality rate, 1.6%) from 5 October - 28 October 2004 in Dakar. Vibrio cholerae 01 EL Tor has...

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Senegal

Senegal: Nearly 200 people catch cholera in Dakar

[ This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] DAKAR, 29 Oct 2004 (IRIN) - Nearly 200 cases of cholera have been confirmed in the Senegalese capital Dakar this month, but...

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Senegal

Senegal: Cholera - Information Bulletin n° 1

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are...

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Zambia

Zambia: Annual Appeal No. 01.22/2003 Annual Report

In BriefAppeal No.: 01.22/2003 (Click here to access the 2003 Appeal) Appeal target: CHF 1,072,143 (USD 735,653 or EUR 728,947) Appeal coverage: 157.3% (Click here to access the Final Financial...

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