Cholera

Death toll from Zimbabwe’s cholera outbreak tops 1,000 – UN

The United Nations said today that the death toll from the worst cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe’s history has now surpassed 1,100 and the epidemic continues to spread to new areas of the capital, Harare.

Zimbabwe: UN calls for $6 million to fight deadly cholera epidemic

The United Nations health agency today called on international donors for $6 million to fight Zimbabwe’s worst cholera outbreak in over a decade, with the toll already reaching over 16,140 suspected cases and 775 deaths since August in the impoverished southern African country.

Zimbabwe: UN agency calls for $2 million to fight cholera epidemic

The United Nations health agency today called for $2 million for a three-month assault on Zimbabwe’s worst cholera epidemic in over 15 years, including emergency health supplies, water purification equipment, portable diagnostic kits and trained personnel.

Zimbabwe: UN agencies assist in fight against cholera outbreak

United Nations agencies are working with local authorities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Zimbabwe to combat a deadly outbreak of cholera on the outskirts of the national capital, Harare.