March 10, 2020 3:46 pm
So far, seven cases of cholera have been confirmed in Bengaluru city while several others are admitted to private hospitals.
March 09, 2020 10:58 pm
This is the first time cholera cases are being reported in Bengaluru after 2016, except for one recorded in 2019.
March 11, 2020 10:57 am
Cholera is caused by a bacteria called Vibrio cholera and is usually spread through contaminated drinking water or food. It causes severe diarrhoea and dehydration. If left untreated, cholera can be fatal, even in healthy people.
August 01, 2018 1:42 am
BMC records 97 leptospirosis and 995 suspected dengue cases.
July 17, 2018 12:39 am
According to Chief District Health Officer Dr Uday Tilavat, 15 residents of Khedkarmsiya village had complained of diarrhoea and vomiting on Saturday.
August 19, 2017 8:48 am
The study by London's Queen Mary University found eight out of 10 cholera deaths took place in regions controlled by Iran-backed Houthi rebels who have fought a two-year war against Saudi-aligned forces backing Yemen's government.
August 10, 2017 6:20 pm
The Health minister said besides H1N1 and dengue, rat fever and cholera have also been reported in Kerala. A cholera death was reported in Pathanamthitta district and three cholera cases had been detected among migrant labourers in Kozhikode, she said.
May 19, 2017 7:41 pm
The outbreak was another setback for Mozambique, which is grappling with a financial and debt crisis as it strives to woo investors to develop huge offshore gas reserves.
May 17, 2017 5:32 pm
UNICEF's Yemen mission said that there had been an "alarming increase" in cholera-related deaths.
August 17, 2015 1:50 am
Earlier, a large number of cholera cases were reported from house number 700 to 853 and 1,600 to 1,700.