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242 die in three weeks due to cholera outbreak in Yemen

WHO warned there could be over 2 lakh cases in the country within six months.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 19th, 2017

Amid Yemen"s War, Another Scourge Strikes: Cholera

The Iranian-backed administration declares a state of emergency in the capital as the death toll from the disease in the past three weeks pushes to at least 129......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 15th, 2017

115 dead as Yemen declares state of emergency over cholera outbreak

© AFP Mohammed HUWAISSanaa (AFP) - Authorities in Sanaa, which is controlled by Shiite.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 15th, 2017

Disneyland Shuts Down Two Cooling Towers After Legionnaires" Disease Outbreak

Twelve cases of the bacteria-caused illness were found three weeks ago among people who went to the park in Anaheim......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 11th, 2017

California’s Fire Siege Leaves Neighborhoods in Ruins

It has taken weeks to tackle the most deadly and destructive wildfires in California history, a series of fiery eruptions now being called the October Fire Siege. Since the first outbreak.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaNov 6th, 2017

San Diego"s Deadly Hepatitis A Outbreak Turns "Statewide Epidemic" As "Outbreak Could Last Years"

A few weeks ago we highlighted the staggering outbreak of Hepatitis A in San Diego that had infected 400 people and killed more than a dozen.  The outbreak was first identif.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 11th, 2017

Brainstorm Health: Startup Fights Antibiotic Resistance, Eli Lilly Breast Cancer Drug, Cholera in Yemen

Brainstorm Health Daily: September 29, 2017 Happy Fri.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 29th, 2017

180 mn in Aleppo, other conflict-affected countries lack safe water: Unicef

In Yemen, more than 53 per cent of the 500,000 cases of suspected cholera.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 29th, 2017

More Than 300 Killed in Sierra Leone Mudslides

The scale of the devastation from a mudslide in Sierra Leone came into sharper focus as the death toll topped 300 and the government called for urgent international aid to help prevent a cholera outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 15th, 2017

Yemen records over 500,000 cholera cases, nearly 2,000 deaths

Thomson ReutersGENEVA (Reuters) - More than half a million people in Yemen have been infected with cholera since the epidemic began four months ago and 1,975 people have died, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2017

Cholera cases soar past half-million in Yemen, kill 2,000: WHO

More than 15 million people in the country have no access to basic healthcare.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 14th, 2017

Cholera Is Slaughtering Yemen and We’re Letting It Happen

Vaccines aren’t getting to the war-torn country. Since April, more than 350,000 people have come down with cholera in Yemen, which has killed 1,790 of them. It is an appalling, inexcusable man-made disaster wi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 20th, 2017

More than 300,000 people in Yemen have been infected with a deadly disease

Thomson ReutersGENEVA (Reuters) - A 10-week cholera epidemic has now infected more than 300,000 people in Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 10th, 2017

More than 1000 dead due to Yemen cholera, another 300,000 at risk: WHO

About 10.3 million people are close to famine and 14.5 million lack access to safe drinking water.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 18th, 2017

Congo Approves Anti-Ebola Vaccine to Combat Outbreak in Remote Northeast

Approval of the vaccine, developed by Merck, comes nearly three weeks after announcement of the latest flare-up of the disease......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 29th, 2017

Yemen cholera death toll mounts to 209 with 17,200 suspected cases: UNICEF

More than half the country's medical facilities are out of service as 2-year war continues.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 17th, 2017

An illness struck Clinton"s campaign staff before she got pneumonia

Reuters/Jim Bourg WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — An outbreak of respiratory illness swept through Hillary Clinton's campaign in the weeks before she was diagnosed with pneumonia and fell ill at this year's 9/11 memorial ceremony, campaign aides said Mond.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 12th, 2016

U.S. Kills 13 Al-Qaeda Militants in Yemen Strikes

The United States military killed 13 al-Qaeda militants in three separate strikes in Yemen in recent weeks, it said in a statement on Tuesday. The U.S. Central Command did not specify how the strikes were conducted, the identities of the militants target.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 7th, 2016

It"s Still Party Time In Singapore While Government Wages War Against Mozzies

Last year, it was unhealthy haze levels that threatened to cut attendance to the Singapore Grand Prix. This year, with less than two weeks to the event on September 16-18, it’s the Zika outbreak, with 189 confirmed cases as of noon September 2. Three-ti.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 3rd, 2016

Walmart just gave its employees a huge perk

J.D. Pooley / Stringer/ Getty Walmart's 1.4 million US employees can now access earned wages two weeks ahead of their scheduled paychecks. Walmart worked with Silicon Valley-based startups PayActiv and Even to roll out the new feature.  &nbs.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider1 hr. 30 min. ago

Will Wal-Mart ETFs Outdo Amazon in Last-Minute Shopping?

To throw stiff competition to Amazon in the final weeks before Christmas, Wal-Mart has stepped up its efforts to make a bigger push into the online space. The holiday season has seen a smashing start with retailers, especially online, e.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nyt2 hr. 46 min. ago