cholera

Expert: UN avoiding responsibility for Haiti cholera is a "disgrace"

The reluctance of the United Nations to accept responsibility for allegedly causing the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti was a "deeply flawed" approach and a "disgrace," a UN human rights expert...

UN warns on Yemen cholera outbreak, as health system battered by war

The United Nations warned Friday about a cholera outbreak in Yemen, a country facing years of conflict, including continous airstrikes by Saudi Arabia, and a health system that is struggling to...

Congo to vaccinate more than 300,000 people to curb cholera epidemic

Congo will vaccinate 306,639 people against cholera, which has killed more than 500 people in the central African country this year, the UN World Health Organization (...

US court upholds the UN's immunity in Haiti cholera case

The United Nations has "a moral responsibility" to the victims of the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti, a UN spokesman said Friday, after a US court ruled that the organization has immunity against...

Cholera epidemic kills 45 in Tanzania's Zanzibar archipelago

Cholera has killed 45 people in the Tanzanian archipelago of Zanzibar over the past two months, regional health officials said Thursday.