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U.N. official urges donor community to increase cholera support in Haiti

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Tweet The United Nations said on Tuesday that Haiti’s cholera epidemic is not receiving the international attention it deserves and asked the donor community to increase support. Pedro Medrano, the Secretary-General’s senior coordinator for the cholera response in Haiti, said … Read More »

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WHO to help administer 140,000 cholera vaccines in South Sudan

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Tweet The World Health Organization announced on Saturday that it is working with the government of South Sudan and its partners to vaccinate approximately 140,000 people living in temporary camps against cholera. The cholera vaccines come from an emergency stockpile … Read More »

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MSF responds to cholera outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo

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TweetDoctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières recently responded to an emergency cholera outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, vaccinating 690 children and adults in South Kivu, Bukavu. The Provincial General Hospital of South Kivu in Bukavu alerted the MSF … Read More »

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Positive interim results for PaxVax cholera study

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Tweet PaxVax, Inc., a Menlo Park, California-based vaccine developer, announced positive interim results on Thursday for the Phase III cholera challenge study of its PXVX0200 vaccine candidate. The study investigated the rate of diarrhea in participants vaccinated with PXVX0200 compared … Read More »

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Red Cross appeals for more donations to Haitian cholera epidemic

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TweetThe International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies issued an international appeal on Thursday requesting approximately $12.7 million to battle the cholera epidemic in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The IFRC worked with the Coalition to Eliminate Cholera … Read More »

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PaxVax secures $22 million in funding for cholera vaccine

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TweetPaxVax, Inc., a Menlo Park, California-based vaccine developer, announced on Wednesday that it completed a $22 million financing round, which it will use to fund a clinical trial program for its cholera vaccine candidate. PaxVax will use the capital from … Read More »

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WHO reports new confirmed cases of cholera in Mexico

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Tweet The World Health Organization announced on Wednesday that four additional cases of cholera were reported in Mexico, bring the total confirmed cases of cholera to 180 since a cholera outbreak began in September 2013. The outbreak was caused by … Read More »

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Mexico announces five new cases of cholera

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Tweet The Ministry of Health in Mexico announced on Monday an additional five cases of Vibrio cholera O1 Ogawa toxigenic. All five cases are reported to be in the geographic area of la Huasteca, where the availability of drinking water … Read More »

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Mexico Ministry of Health takes steps to curb cholera outbreak

MSF reports successful oral cholera immunization campaign in Guinea

Oral cholera vaccine proven effective for five years

Cholera epidemic drives public health progress in Haiti

Mexico reports 46 confirmed cholera cases

PaxVax initiates Phase III trial for oral cholera vaccine

U.S. warns citizens of cholera outbreak in Cuba

New Yale report finds U.N. responsible for recent cholera outbreak in Haiti

UNICEF responds to Mali cholera outbreak

U.N. responds to cholera outbreak in eastern Mali

U.N. refugee agency helps Niger deal with cholera epidemic

Haitian cholera outbreak passes 8,000 deaths

Cholera treatment crippled in Haiti by lack of supplies, funds

Cholera outbreak infects at least 389 in Congo

U.N. denies its peacekeeping force caused Haitian cholera outbreak

PAHO/WHO devote funds to prevent cholera in Haiti

Bacteriophage shown to take over cholera’s immune system

Cholera outbreak kills at least seven in Nigeria

Aid groups call for aid to cholera-prone areas

Multiple countries issue warnings to travelers in Cuba after cholera outbreak

Study shows 40-50 percent vaccination rate needed to halt cholera in Haiti

U.S. physician named envoy to Haiti for cholera epidemic

Johns Hopkins receives grant to study oral cholera vaccine

U.N. launches $2.2 billion cholera initiative