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The End of Guinea Worm?
Jan 17, 2016 | Colleen Nguyen

Last week, The Carter Center announced that only 22 cases of Guinea Worm occurred in 2015 [1]. This signals a significant drop from the 146 cases of...

UNICEF: Cholera Outbreak in the Sahel is Only Beginning
Jul 13, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

UNICEF released a statement this week warning of the fast-growing cholera outbreak in the Sahel region of west and central Africa. So far this year,...

28 Dead this Month from “Malaria” in Mali?
Jul 28, 2011 | healthmap

According to a Chinese news article, a malaria outbreak currently underway in Mopti, Mali has claimed 28 lives since the first death occurred in...

Meningitis Vaccine Project (MVP) Reduces Cases
Jun 10, 2011 | healthmap

World Health Organization (WHO) data on the MenAfriVac vaccine distributed in Meningitis Belt countries show a massive decrease in cases in Burkina...