Posts Tagged ‘cholera’

Viruses to stop cholera infections – the viral enemy of deadly bacteria could be humanity’s friend

In the latest of a string of high-profile cases in the U.S., a cocktail of bacteria-killing viruses successfully treated a cystic fibrosis patient suffering from a deadly infection caused by a pathogen that was resistant to multiple forms of antibiotics. Curing infections is great, of course. But what about using these bacteria-killing viruses – […]

Cholera outbreak in Yemen claims 9, including children

FNA – As many as nine people, including seven children, died from cholera in Yemen, according to Youssef Hadiri, the spokesman for the Health Ministry in Sana’a. “The number of deaths caused by cholera totaled nine, five of [the dead] are female and four are male, with seven victims being children,” Hadiri wrote in a […]

With Saudi Airstrikes and Blockades Spawning Medieval Conditions, A New Wave of Cholera in Yemen

HODEIDA, YEMEN — What is taking place at the southern tip of the Arabian peninsula is unprecedented: the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition has caused a humanitarian crisis on all fronts, unlike anything else seen in the world today. Beyond the deadly daily airstrikes, a third wave of cholera is sneaking into the hungry intestines of thousands […]

Typhus, Cholera and the Intermarriage of U.S. Jews with Gentiles

The Ugly Truth Intermarriage between Jews and Gentiles is a plague, like typhus, cholera, smallpox, and in Herzog’s view it can cause the collapse of bodily systems ed note–one can only imagine what the reaction would be if some politician from the West or wherever were to lament very loudly how intermarriage between persons of […]

US Backed Coalition Bombed A Doctors Without Borders Cholera Treatment Center In Yemen

A military coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, backed and supported by the US and Britain, bombed a newly constructed cholera treatment center in Yemen this week. The cholera treatment center was operated by the humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders who said in a statement that the building had markings on […]

WHO: ‘Preventable’ Cholera In Yemen Reaches Over 1 Million Cases

There are currently one million people infected with cholera in wartorn Yemen, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Wednesday Some 2,225 people have died on the disease since 27 April, it added. The UN organisation issued a report stating that as of Monday, there were 983,486 cases of Cholera in Yemen.   The organisation […]

UN: Bill Clinton Responsible For 10,000 Cholera Deaths In Haiti

The United Nations has blamed Bill Clinton for the massive cholera outbreak in Haiti that killed over 10,000 citizens in 2010. Bill Clinton was head of the UN mission to Haiti at the time UN troops dumped large amounts of septic waste into the local water supply. “Over the past year, the U.N. has become […]

Going Underground – UNICEF on the worst cholera outbreak in history in Yemen

Going Underground – UNICEF on the worst cholera outbreak in history in Yemen Going Underground with Afshin We speak to Dr Sherin Varkey from UNICEF about Theresa May’s continuing war on Yemen now contending with the worst Cholera outbreak in recorded history. LIKE Going Underground Going Underground Afshin Rattansi on Instagram […]

Red Cross: One Million Yemenis Could Die From Cholera By Christmas

The Red Cross have warned that over one million Yemenis could die as a result contracting cholera by Christmas this year.  The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday that the humanitarian situation in Yemen is do dire that the number of cholera cases will surpass one million by the end of […]

UK and US play ‘crucial role’ in creating conditions for spread of cholera in Yemen, say researchers

An elderly woman is treated for suspected cholera infection at a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen, May. 15, 2017. The U.N. humanitarian coordinator in Yemen says a cholera outbreak has killed 115 people over the past two weeks. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed) Britain and the US have played “a crucial role” in creating conditions conducive to the catastrophic […]

Saudi-led coalition responsible for Yemen’s cholera outbreak: Study

Press TV- The Saudi-led coalition has been responsible for the deadly cholera outbreak in Yemen by causing shortages of humanitarian supplies and blockading the areas affected by the epidemic, a new study says. According to the study published by London’s Queen Mary University on Friday, 78 percent of cholera cases and 81 percent of deaths […]

One million Yemeni children risk dying from Cholera amid Saudi aggression, blockade

According to Save the Children charity group, since the outbreak began three months ago, there have been 1,900 deaths and 440,000 cases – a number that exceeds the global record of more than 340,000 cases in Haiti for the whole of 2011. The cholera infection rate is rising due to the advent of the rainy […]

UN: 400,000 Cases Of Cholera Confirmed In Yemen

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has confirmed that over 400,000 cases of cholera have been reported in Yemen, with millions more at risk.  In a joint warning issued by UNICEF, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO), millions of Yemeni citizens are now at risk of dying as a result of […]

600,000 Yemeni people could contract cholera by end of 2017: ICRC

Press TV- The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has warned that about 600,000 people in the war-torn Yemen could contract cholera by December this year, a figure which almost equates one in every 45 people in the 27.5-million-strong country. The ICRC’s striking news on Sunday came as the relentless bombardment of the impoverished […]

Oxfam: Yemen’s Cholera Epidemic Worst In Recorded History

A girl is treated for a suspected cholera infection at a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen. The World Health Organization says a rapidly spreading cholera outbreak in Yemen has claimed thousands of lives since April and is suspected of affecting 246,000 people. (AP/Hani Mohammed) Yemen is suffering from the world’s largest cholera epidemic on record, Oxfam said […]

WHO Cancels Shipment of 500,000 Cholera Vaccines to Yemen

With at least 320,000 cases of cholera in the country, the outbreak is caused by widespread damage to infrastructure during the Saudi-led war, U.N. officials said. While the latest figures confirmed over 320,000 cases of cholera in Yemen, the World Health Organization announced that it would be canceling the planned shipment of nearly one million […]

Cholera hits all Yemeni provinces, kills over 1,600: UN

Press TV- The United Nations (UN) warns that the cholera outbreak has spread to all 21 provinces across Yemen, saying the disease has claimed more than 1,600 lives the war-torn country since late April. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric made the announcement on Wednesday, adding that 270,000 people were also suspected to have contracted the disease in […]

Yemen Now Faces The “Worst Cholera Outbreak In The World”

A joint statement by UNICEF and the World Health Organization on Saturday warned that Yemen is now facing the “worst cholera outbreak in the world,” with 5,000 suspected cases emerging each day. The statement said that: “In just two months, cholera has spread to almost every governorate of this war-torn country…”adding that “Already more than […]

Yemen facing ‘worst cholera outbreak in the world’ with 1000’s of new cases each day – UN, WHO

     Yemen is now facing the “worst cholera outbreak in the world,” with some 5,000 suspected cases arising each day, UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) announced in a joint statement, adding that 1,300 people have died from the illness. “In just two months, cholera has spread to almost every governorate of this war-torn […]

Yemen facing ‘worst cholera outbreak in the world’ – UN, WHO

“In just two months, cholera has spread to almost every governorate of this war-torn country,” the Saturday statement reads, noting that more than 200,000 suspected cases of cholera have been recorded.  “Already more than 1,300 people have died – one quarter of them children – and the death toll is expected to rise,” it continues. […]

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