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No chlorine in water supplied to 75% areas in city, says report 24.5.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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Lives of 24 million children threatened by conflict: UNICEF 24.5.2017 Gulf News, Latest Middle East News Headlines & Live News Updates - Times of India
Violence and conflict in the Middle East and North Africa threaten the lives of over 24 million children, most of them in Yemen, Iraq and Syria, the United Nation's children agency said in a report Wednesday.
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Yemen cholera caseload leaps, death toll rises - WHO 24.5.2017 DNA: Health
The number of cholera cases in Yemen has leapt, a World Health Organization document showed on Tuesday, with 35,217 suspected cases since April 27, when the outbreak began to spread rapidly.
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Surge in dehydration, diarrhoea patients in Delhi hospitals 23.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
As the national capital continues to sweat, many hospitals are witnessing a rise in heat stroke, diarrhoea and dehydration cases, doctors said on Tuesday.
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Diarrhoea outbreak in Mathura continues; ice factory sealed 22.5.2017 deccanherald.com
The death toll due to diarrhoea outbreak in six villages here has mounted to 13, an official said today. District Magistrate Arvind Mallappa Bangari said a ban on manufacturing and sale of chuski and ice candy was imposed in Mat Tahsil, after a team of doctors from Lucknow attributed the deaths to consumption of ice candy or shaved ice along with consumption of contaminated water. The authorities have sealed an ice factory in Raya and are raiding several others, he said. "None of the fresh deaths has taken place in government hospitals," Bangari said as he attributed all the three deaths to private doctors. Chief Medical Officer R K Nayyar said that 46 patients, mostly children are still hospitalised, and out of the 350 patients reported in OPD today, 250 were suffering from vomiting and loose motions. He said 40,000 chlorine tablets for affected villages of each of the two blocks are being distributed through Ashas, he said. Nayyar has also advised villagers to consume chlorinated water, by dissolving ...
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Diarrhoea outbreak in Mathura continues; ice factory sealed 22.5.2017 DNA: Health
District Magistrate Arvind Mallappa Bangari said a ban on manufacturing and sale of chuski and ice candy was imposed in Mat Tahsil, after a team of doctors from Lucknow attributed the deaths to consumption of ice candy or shaved ice along with consumption of contaminated water The authorities have sealed an ice factory in Raya and are raiding several others, he said.
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An opportunity being drained away 22.5.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Sound policies on wastewater treatment and use are vital to sustainable development
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Ten die due to diarrhoea outbreak in Mathura 20.5.2017 TOI: Cities
In a suspected outbreak of diarrhoea in Mat and Surir villages of Mathura, 9 children, between the age group of one and a half years to 12 years, and a 30-year-old woman have died in the last three days and over 150 have been admitted to hospitals.
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‘Alternative’ is the way: Prez 20.5.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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Nearly 23,500 cholera cases, 242 deaths in Yemen in three weeks : WHO 19.5.2017 Zee News : World
A cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen has killed 242 people, and left nearly 23,500 others sick in the past three weeks alone, the World Health Organization said Friday.
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Kenya health authorities issue alert over cholera in capital 19.5.2017 DNA: Health
Nairobi County Health Executive Bernard Muia yesterday said the disease came from travelers from the town of Vihiga in western Kenya who were in Nairobi for a wedding.
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City hospitals witness rise in cases of diarrhoeaSlug: Summer wrath 18.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Yemen cholera death toll mounts to 209 with 17,200 suspected cases: UNICEF 17.5.2017 All International Stories
More than half the country's medical facilities are out of service as 2-year war continues
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Eat healthy and stay cool this summer, say doctors 17.5.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
As heat intensifies, residents have been asked to watch out for water-borne diseases; govt. promises to ensure safety of water sources
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6-inch worm was making baby’s liver sick, pulled out in a rare op 16.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
6-inch worm was making baby’s liver sick, pulled out in a rare op
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7.6 million Yemeni people live in high-risk areas for cholera: UN 16.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The UN said that an estimated 7.6 million people live in areas at high risk of cholera transmission in Yemen, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here Monday.
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Spike in malaria cases in city 16.5.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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6-inch worm was making baby’s liver sick, pulled out in a rare op 16.5.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
During the procedure doctors inserted it into the child’s food pipe via mouth. It went up to the small intestine. Then, an endoscopic knife was inserted into the bile duct, which had to be cut to extract the roundworm.
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As mercury rises, hospitals see spike in cases of heatstroke 16.5.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Cases of heat exhaustion, diarrhoea and dehydration already flooding clinics
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In a week, 120 tonnes of contaminated ice seized 15.5.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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