The number of cholera cases in cyclone-hit Mozambique has risen sharply in communities affected by flooding, with at least 1,428 infected as the Mozambican government and aid agencies try to contain the outbreak.
Second Death in Cholera Outbreak
AIM, 3 April 2019
The cholera outbreak in the central Mozambican province, has now claimed a second life, according to the National Director of Medical Care, Ussene Issa, speaking to reporters in… Read more »
The World Heath Organization took a delivery of oral vaccines in advance of a mass vaccination campaign.
Cyclone Death Toll Still Rising
AIM, 2 April 2019
The confirmed death toll from cyclone Idai, which struck central Mozambique on 14 March, now stands at 518, according to figures issued on Monday by the country's relief agency,… Read more »
Cholera Cases Jump from 5 to 139 in One Day
VOA, 1 April 2019
Officials in cyclone-stricken Mozambique say the number of cases of cholera has skyrocketed from five on Wednesday to 139 by late Thursday. Read more »
517 Cases of Cholera Diagnosed Over the Weekend
AIM, 1 April 2019
According to the Mozambican health authorities, 517 cases of cholera were diagnosed over the weekend in the central province of Sofala, mostly in the cyclone-devastated city of… Read more »
U.S. Addressing 'Immediate' Humanitarian Needs of Cyclone Idai Victims
VOA, 2 April 2019
The U.S. Department of Defense has authorized up to $15 million in aid to areas of Mozambique devastated by Cyclone Idai, the U.S. Africa Command said Monday. Read more »
WHO Scales Up Health Response to Cyclone Idai in Mozambique
WHO, 1 April 2019
Regional Director for the WHO African Region visits disaster zone Read more »
Cyclone Idai Threat to Food Security, Health
VOA, 3 April 2019
As the flood waters recede in cyclone-hit southern Africa, officials are starting to assess medium- and longer-term requirements, including food security, health needs and… Read more »
Cyclone Idai - Mozambique Declares Cholera Cases in Beira
MSF, 28 March 2019
On 27 March 2019, the government in Mozambique declared cases of cholera had been seen in the city of Beira, one of the hardest hit during Cyclone Idai two weeks previously. Read more »
The first cases of cholera have been reported in the Mozambican city of Beira, complicating an already massive and complex emergency in the southern African country. The ... Read more »
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