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Refugees hit hardest as deadly floods sweep across continents
Death toll rises as storms continue to rip through communities, destroying homes and livelihoods

Kaamil Ahmed

31, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Ten years after the Arab spring, Yemen has little hope left
Racked by war, cholera and now coronavirus, the country faces the world’s worst famine in decades

Bethan McKernan in Ataq, Yemen

01, Feb, 2021 @5:00 AM

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How do pandemics end? In different ways, but it’s never quick and never neat | Mark Honigsbaum
Just like the Black Death, influenza and smallpox, Covid-19 will affect almost every aspect of our of lives – even after a vaccine turns up

Mark Honigsbaum

18, Oct, 2020 @8:15 AM

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Agencies fear hidden cholera deaths in Yemen as Covid-19 overwhelms clinics
Thousands of deaths potentially missed as patients avoid health centres, with both diseases set to peak in coming weeks, warn NGOs

Peter Beaumont and Patrick Wintour

28, Jul, 2020 @5:27 PM

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Lessons to be learned from cholera | letters
Letters: Brian Waller questions the lack of political will when it comes to preventable deaths across Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, while Tony Haynes reveals how artists can explore attitudes to disease


04, May, 2020 @4:42 PM

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UN response to Haiti cholera epidemic lambasted by its own rights monitors
13 top officials denounced ‘illusory’ promises to Haitian people after disease brought to Haiti by UN peacekeepers killed 10,000

Ed Pilkington in New York

04, May, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Cholera and coronavirus: why we must not repeat the same mistakes
The long read: Cholera has largely been beaten in the west, but it still kills tens of thousands of people in poorer countries every year. As we search for a cure for coronavirus, we have to make sure it will be available to all, not just to those in wealthy nations

Neil Singh

01, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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'Checking the evil': ways to halt the advance of a cholera pandemic - archive, 1866
As a cholera pandemic spread to Europe in the mid-1860s, a report into controlling the disease – from rigid quarantine to observance of sanitary laws – was examined by the Guardian

compiled by Richard Nelsson

22, Apr, 2020 @10:07 AM

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‘It became part of life’: how Haiti curbed cholera
Haiti’s remarkable recovery from a cholera outbreak that pushed it to the brink offers vital lessons in dealing with a public health crisis

Jacob Kushner in Mirebalais

16, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Haitians urge judges to find UN culpable for cholera outbreak that killed thousands
UN peacekeepers introduced disease in wake of 2010 earthquake and supreme court considers whether to take up Laventure v UN

Ed Pilkington in New York

01, Oct, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Cyclone Idai crisis deepens as first cases of cholera confirmed in Mozambique
Five people test positive for waterborne disease in flooded port city of Beira amid warnings outbreak will spread

Peter Beaumont

27, Mar, 2019 @12:00 PM

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'Yet another killer for children left starved by war': cholera grips Yemen
In the last two weeks, 1,000 young people a day have been infected with the disease

Karen McVeigh

26, Mar, 2019 @12:39 PM

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