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Nepal floods death toll climbs to 101
Nepal floods death toll climbs to 101

The death toll from from landslides and flooding in Nepal has risen to 101 after rescuers recovered four more bodies.

Nepal floods death toll climbs to 101
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UN has 'moral responsibility' to tackle Haiti cholera: Ban

The United Nations has a "moral responsibility" to help impoverished Haiti end a devastating cholera outbreak some blame on peacekeepers, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says.

UN has 'moral responsibility' to tackle Haiti cholera: Ban
Lawyers say UN chief served with Haiti lawsuit in NY
Lawyers say UN chief served with Haiti lawsuit in NY

Lawyers for more than 1,500 victims of Haiti's deadly cholera epidemic said they had served UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with a personal summons to appear in US court.

Lawyers say UN chief served with Haiti lawsuit in NY
The mosquitoes that carry the Chikungunya virus. ©Reuters/Ricardo Rojas
After 8,000 cholera deaths, Haiti faces new epidemic

Hard-hit by a cholera epidemic that started in 2010, Haiti now faces a new threat in the expanding chikungunya virus, authorities said

After 8,000 cholera deaths, Haiti faces new epidemic
Cholera bacteria SEM. Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org
Jar of preserved intestine solves 1800s cholera mystery

The intestine of an American cholera victim from the mid-1800s has yielded new clues to the evolution of the deadly bacterium and may help prevent future outbreaks, researchers said Wednesday.

Jar of preserved intestine solves 1800s cholera mystery
Photo © the press office Ministry of Emergency Situations
Southern Kazakhstan fears cholera outbreak

A biological catastrophe may unfold in southern Kazakhstan.

Southern Kazakhstan fears cholera outbreak
Cholera outbreak in northern Mali kills two
Cholera outbreak in northern Mali kills two

Two people have died and 26 others have been infected by an outbreak of cholera in the city of Gao, northern Mali, a region occupied by hardline Islamist groups.

Cholera outbreak in northern Mali kills two

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