As we head into 2020, we review the biggest outbreaks of 2019 and the impact they had – from growing cases of measles across the globe to the outbreaks as a result of ongoing instability in Yemen – take a look to find out more.
Over 800,000 individuals will be vaccinated against cholera in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, as the area suffers an unprecedented combination of epidemics.
We take a look back at some of the largest outbreaks of 2018 and their impacts, read the full story to learn more.
Researchers have used genome sequencing to identify the source of the Yemen cholera outbreak, suggesting it is likely to have originated from East Africa.
The WHO are amongst those aiding the Government of Zimbabwe to begin an oral cholera vaccination campaign yesterday, in efforts to immunize 1.4 million people living in high-risk regions in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe.
In this infographic we take a look at the estimated burden of some key foodborne diseases in terms of both cases and mortality.
In this interview we take a look at cholera outbreak situations and the strategies required to tackle them as we talk to Martin Mengel following his presentation at ECCMID.
New research has suggested that better targeting of control measures to cholera hotspots, or around specific cases, could make anti-cholera efforts more effective.
We take a look back at some of the largest outbreaks of 2017 and their impacts. Read the full story to learn more.
A newly-developed single-dose cholera vaccine has shown promise in clinical trials, suggesting it could provide faster protection and control outbreaks more rapidly than the standard regimen.