Yemen cholera outbreak 2019: More cases than all of last year

Cholera cases have picked up dramatically in Yemen in 2019, in fact, during the first six months of this year, the total cholera cases are more than all of 2018. According to official data, Yemen saw 371,326 cholera cases, including … Read More

El Niño Triggered Disease Outbreaks Across Globe

Increased sea surface temperatures in the equatorial Pacific Ocean characterizes an El Niño, which is followed by weather changes throughout the world. Photo: NASA Goddard’s Scientific Visualization Studio The 2015 to 2016 El Niño event brought weather conditions that triggered … Read More

Millions of Yemenis edging closer to famine and disease, charity says

A charity has warned that millions of Yemenis are edging closer to famine and fatal disease one year after a Saudi-led coalition imposed a blockade on sea, land and air routes into the Arab world’s poorest country. Jan Egeland of … Read More

5 deadly diseases that could hit South Africa

Reports of the recent plague outbreak in Madagascar were scary. But what about other diseases and epidemics we should be looking out for?   These are the diseases that could probably strike SA.  ~  On 26 October 2017 Health24 reported … Read More

‘Diseases Of The Past’ Continue To Infect Humans Worldwide, Mainly In Regions Of Unrest, Poverty

Financial Times: Medieval diseases are making a grim comeback “…While the plague seems to us a medieval affliction, it has never fully disappeared. … Now the World Health Organization has noted an unusually large outbreak of plague in Madagascar. … … Read More