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Cholera Infects Almost 1500 in Northeast Afghanistan
Aug 15, 2013 | Alexandra Thomsen

An outbreak of cholera in Afghanistan’s Badakhshan province has infected 1492 people, one of whom has died of the illness, according to the...

Water, Water Everywhere, Only if We Share: United Nations Celebrates World Water Day
Mar 21, 2013 | Steven Purcell

“Water, water, everywhere, and not drop to drink” is a phase adapted from Samuel Taylor’s 18th century poem ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’. Though...

Infectious Disease and Pollution Concerns Arise from Sandy Aftermath
Nov 2, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

Hurricane Sandy’s wrath has only just ended and the extensive destruction felt by millions of families along the East Coast is slowly being put into...

Cholera Outbreak Amplified by Deplorable Conditions in Sierra Leone
Sep 10, 2012 | Steven Purcell

A drawn out cholera outbreak affecting Sierra Leone and neighboring Guinea has been worsened by poor living conditions and heavy rainfall. According...

Haiti At Risk: Isaac Could Bring Further Destruction And Disease
Aug 24, 2012 | Steven Purcell

Update: From Cate Oswald, Haiti Program Director at Partners in Health: "We’re ensuring that each hospital has enough cholera treatment materials on...