As the world faced a dearth of oral cholera vaccines, the United Nations health agency announced that the supply of medication will double up to six million doses this year after it added another producer to its list of approved suppliers so that they can put up a fight against a disease that kills as many as 142,000 people every year
The World Health Organization (WHO) has approved a third supplier to manufacture a vaccine for cholera with the intention of doubling the global stockpile.
A report from the British National Health Service (NHS) indicates a surprising resurgence of controllable and preventable diseases dating back from Victoria-era UK.
Haiti cholera epidemic has taken 132 people and may have infected nearly 15,000 others so far, according to a UN agency report.
At least 71 people have died as a result of cholera outbreak in Nigeria’s Kano state, according to an official.
Earlier today the human rights groups Bureau des Avocats Internationaux and the Boston-based Institute for Justice and Democracy Haiti, in partnership with attorneys from Kurzban's law firm, filed a lawsuit against the United Nations at the Federal District Court in Manhattan.
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Lawyers from the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti have issued the United Nations with an ultimatum: either start talks for a compensation claim within 60 days, or the international organization will be taken to court to the tune of billions of dollars.
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