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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

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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

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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

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Cholera spreads from Iraq to Iran

Cholera has jumped the border from Iraq to Iran, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday. It highlighted the need for Iraq's neighbouring countries to boost their defences against the deadly disease. Cholera has struck

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WHO issues cholera alert to Iraq neighbours

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned Iraq's neighbours to boost their defences against cholera, which has struck at least 3,315 people in Iraq. The virulent disease is "continuing to spread across Iraq and dissemination to as yet

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Cholera case found in southern Iraq

A case of cholera has been confirmed in southern Iraq, a senior health official said, raising fears the virulent water-borne disease is spreading through the country. The vast majority of Iraq's 1,500 cases are in the north but cholera has

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No cholera cases in Oman

No cases of cholera or epidemic outbreak have been reported in Oman after killer cyclone Gonu struck the country. Oman health ministry said it was taking all precautionary  measures to tackle the infectious diseases. Dr Ali bi

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