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Malawi reports 1,000+ have died from cholera

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 26 Jan 2023
BLANTYRE, Malawi -- Malawi's cholera outbreak has claimed more than 1,000 lives, according to the country's health minister, who warned that some cultural beliefs and hostility toward health workers were slowing efforts to curb infections ... Residents accused health workers of denying them an opportunity to conduct dignified burials.
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More than 1,000 dead in Malawi’s worst cholera outbreak

CNN 26 Jan 2023
Malawi has reported more than 1,000 deaths from a cholera ... Malawi’s health ministry said 1,126 people suffering from cholera were currently admitted in treatment units, adding that all of the country’s 29 health districts had been affected by the disease since the outbreak began.
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NW briefs 1/26/23

The Scranton Times-Tribune 26 Jan 2023
A record 16.3 million people sought health ... BLANTYRE, Malawi ... Malawi’s cholera outbreak has claimed more than 1,000 lives, according to the country’s health minister, who warned that some cultural beliefs and hostility toward health workers were slowing efforts to curb infections.
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Malawi cholera outbreak death toll rises above 1,000

Federal News Radio 25 Jan 2023
BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi’s cholera outbreak has claimed more than 1,000 lives, according to the country’s health minister, who warned that some cultural beliefs and hostility toward health workers were slowing efforts to curb infections ... BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi’s ...
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Feature: Battle against cholera outbreak continues in Malawi

China.dot.org 25 Jan 2023
25 (Xinhua) -- It's been hectic days for environmental health workers, clinicians and nurses working at the Bwaila Hospital cholera camp in Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi ... The World Health Organization (WHO) has supported Malawi's efforts in the cholera fight with 2.9 million doses of Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV), and on Dec.
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Malawi cholera death toll passes 1,000 as outbreak spreads

Al Jazeera 25 Jan 2023
Malawi’s worst cholera outbreak on record has left more than 1,000 people dead even as cases have reached 30,621, health minister Khumbize Chiponda has said ... George Jobe, director of the nonprofit Malawi Health Equity Network, told AFP that myths and misinformation spreading online were worsening the already dire situation.
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Cholera death toll in Malawi exceeds 1,000

Anadolu Agency 25 Jan 2023
The death toll from Malawi's cholera outbreak ... "Administrator Power assured President Chakwera of USAID support and solidarity in response to the accelerating cholera outbreak and applauded the Government of Malawi's health response," Jennings said, according to the statement.
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Malawi Cholera Death Toll Passes 1,000

MENA FN 25 Jan 2023
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) AFP Lilongwe, Malawi. A cholera outbreak in Malawi has killed more than 1,000 people, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday as the country ran out of vaccines. The southern ... .
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Malawi cholera outbreak claims over 1,000 lives; cases rise to record highs

Business Day 25 Jan 2023
Blantyre — The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Malawi has passed 1,000, while cases have risen to 30,621, the highest on record in the country, health minister Khumbize Chiponda said on Wednesday ... The health ministry refused to comment on the vaccine stock situation when reached by Reuters. .
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Cholera death toll passes 1,000 in Malawi as outbreak spreads

Gulf Daily News 25 Jan 2023
BLANTYRE - The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Malawi has passed 1,000 while cases have risen to 30,621, the highest on record in the country, Health Minister Khumbize Chiponda said on Wednesday ... The health ministry refused to comment on vaccine stock situation when reached by Reuters. .
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Malawi: Govt Asks WHO for 7.6 Million Doses of Cholera Vaccine

All Africa 25 Jan 2023
The Malawi government has asked for a donation of 7.6 million doses of cholera vaccine from the World Health Organisation (WHO) ....
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Malawi Makes Fresh Appeal for Cholera Vaccine

Beijing News 25 Jan 2023
blantyre, malawi - Malawi has appealed for more than 7 million additional doses of cholera vaccine from the World Health Organization as it struggles to control a record outbreak of the bacterial illness ... Maziko Matemba, community health ambassador in Malawi, said the vaccine shortage shows a change in attitude toward the shots.
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Malawi cholera death toll passes 1 000

News24 24 Jan 2023
A cholera outbreak in Malawi has killed more than 1 000 people, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday as the country ran out of vaccines ... .
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Malawi nearly wiped out cholera, which is surging back

The Buffalo News 22 Jan 2023
When it comes to reporting on health issues, privacy is a factor ... Health experts say cholera typically kills only about 1% of infected people ... Charles Mwansambo, the principal secretary in Malawi's Ministry of Health ... Adamson Muula, a professor of public health research at Kamuzu University of Health Sciences in Blantyre, Malawi's second-largest city.

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