Saturday 27 August 2016
 
»
Tag
 
»
Cholera

Bahrain has ‘no plan to ban Iraq travel despite cholera’

Bahrain has no plans to impose a travel ban to Iraq despite a cholera outbreak, according to a top health official. The Health Ministry’s acting disease control section consultant Dr Kubra Nasser yesterday (November 8) said the decision

More…

Bahrain has ‘no plan to ban Iraq travel despite cholera’

Bahrain has no plans to impose a travel ban to Iraq despite a cholera outbreak, according to a top health official. The Health Ministry’s acting disease control section consultant Dr Kubra Nasser yesterday (November 8) said the decision

More…

Bahrain ‘well prepared to fight cholera’

Bahrain is closely following up on the latest developments regarding the spread of cholera in Iraq and the recommendations of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on the issue. Public health director Dr Mariam Al Hajiri said that a

More…

Cholera spreads from Iraq to Syria, Kuwait, Bahrain

A cholera outbreak in Iraq has spread to neighbouring Syria, Kuwait and Bahrain, and risks turning into a region-wide epidemic as millions of pilgrims prepare to visit the country, Unicef’s Iraq director said.  

More…

Bahrain hospitals on ‘cholera alert’

Hospitals in Bahrain have been put on ‘cholera alert’ after a citizen who returned from Iraq tested positive for the bacterial infection. The woman, in her late 30s, fell sick in Kuwait three days ago while en route from Iraq, said

More…

Iraq cholera outbreak cases rise to 121, no new deaths

Iraq's first major cholera outbreak since 2012 has risen to at least 121 cases and spread to southern provinces along the Euphrates River, though no new deaths have been reported in days, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

More…

Cholera outbreaks ‘can be controlled with oral vaccines’

The use of oral vaccines is proving to be an effective tool to control outbreaks of cholera, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) said. The deadly water-borne disease is a major public health concern from Tanzania to

More…

140,000 to get cholera vaccine in Sudan

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is working with the South Sudan government and partners to provide vaccines to protect nearly 140 000 people living in temporary camps in South Sudan against cholera. The vaccines come from an e

More…

Iran has 43 cholera cases mainly near Iraq: report

Iran said it had 43 cholera cases, four times more than previously announced, and added they were mostly near Iraq where there has been an outbreak of the disease, an Iranian news agency reported. A World Health Organisation (WHO) official

More…

Cholera awareness campaign stepped up

Bahrain has stepped up an awareness campaign following the spread of cholera in Iraq, reported Akhbar Al Khaleej. People should follow strict health regulations while travelling, a Health Ministry spokesperson said. They

More…
 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›

calendarCalendar of Events

Ads