Cholera

Cholera continues to spread in Iraq, UN health agency reports

Cholera is continuing to spread across Iraq and dissemination to as yet unaffected areas remains highly possible, with more than 30,000 people having already fallen ill with acute watery diarrhoea, according to the latest update by the United Nations health agency.

Number of cholera cases in northern Iraq doubles, but death toll remains static – UN

The number of people struck by a cholera outbreak in Northern Iraq has doubled to 16,000 people but the death toll remains the same at 10, the United Nations health agency reported today.