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  • Dead Polish vampire
    Polish 'vampires' were likely victims of cholera epidemic, study finds
    Clearly, one of the best ways to prevent a vampire from feeding on the living is to bury it with a well-positioned sickle over its throat. Upon reanimation, the vampire will unavoidably cut off its own head as it works to free itself from the...
  • The Link Between Ebola and Bush Meat
    The link between dangerous diseases like Ebola and climate change
    Like a plot out a science fiction movie, Ebola is being linked to climate change. While the concept may sound outlandish to some, there is strong evidence that Ebola and other dangerous diseases are strongly influenced and spread by a changing...
  • Health and healing: Local healthcare center prepared for Ebola outbreak
    Health and healing: Local healthcare center prepared for Ebola outbreak
    A second case of the Ebola virus was reported, in the United States this time, in the nation’s capital. Meanwhile People in Dallas, Texas were afraid of the disease and it being spread as a result of the victim having contact with at least...
  • Haitian children
    Cholera in the Americas: A decreasing trend being seen
    Several months after the catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Caribbean country of Haiti on Jan.12, 2014, a huge, tragic, ongoing cholera outbreak hit the country sickening more than 700,000 people to date.However,yesterday, June 27,...
  • Two oral cholera vaccines are available from the WHO
    New oral cholera vaccine highly effective during outbreak in Guinea
    An new oral vaccine against cholera was highly effective in preventing further cases in treated people during a recent cholera outbreak in Guinea, according to a new study, which is the first ever conducted during an actual outbreak in Africa...
  • Kids who were treated for cholera in Haiti
    Cholera in Haiti is easing with clean water and sanitation
    Haitians have been struggling to survive a cholera outbreak which hit the island nation after the 2010 earthquake. The World Health Organization notes that cholera can quickly lead to severe dehydration and death if treatment is not given quickly....
  • Ted Petion lays on his mothers lap while being treated for cholera in Haiti
    Haitians sue United Nations over cholera epidemic
    The devastation Haiti was hit with by the 2010 earthquake was compounded upon by a serious cholera epidemic. Tragically, the U.N. peacekeepers deployed to Haiti to help out are being blamed for the cholera epidemic. The Telegraph reported on Oct....
  • Haitian cholera epidemic
    Cholera may have been re-introduced into Haiti by Nepalese UN peacekeepers
    A federal lawsuit that will reportedly be filed on Wednesday alleges that Nepalese United Nations peacekeepers re-introduced cholera into Haiti. According to an article published today in Digital Journal, The New York Times reported the lawsuit...
  • UN sued for spreading cholera in Haiti
    UN sued for spreading cholera in Haiti
    The United Nations and its Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon have been slapped with a lawsuit citing negligence for introducing cholera to Haiti after it sent rescue workers from Nepal to a base along the banks of a tributary for the Artibonite River...
  • Haiti cholera outbreak
    UN infects 700k Haitians with Cholera...Claims immunity from Wrongdoing
    Haitians are suing the UN over their bringing cholera to the tiny island nation through UN peacekeepers from Nepal. So far, 700,000 Haitians have contracted cholera, with 8,500 deaths. The UN claims it has immunity from prosecution. Prior to the...
  • Cholera Cuba warning: U.S. issues a Cholera warning for people going to Cuba.
    Cholera Cuba: U.S.issues advisory for people traveling to Cuba
    Cholera in Cuba has promptedthe United Statesto issue an advisory for travelers to Cuba. This comes aftercholera has sickenedseveral foreign visitorsto Cubain recent weeks. The warning recommends that the U.S. Interests Section in Havana recommend...
  • Save the children
    Did climate change contribute to Haiti's post quake cholera outbreak?
    On August 6, the Washington Post published details of Yale University’s most recent report slamming the United Nations for bringing cholera into Haiti in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake.According to the Yale report, the lack...
  • The Irish Healer
    Love in a time of healing in Herriman's 'The Irish Healer'
    Nancy Herriman’s writing can be described as lovely, on time, and true. Her characters’ personalities and their flaws is what makes“The Irish Healer” such a wonderful read.It is the 1830s and Rachel Dunne is leaving her...
  • New research for a cholera antibiotic on the way
    New research for a cholera antibiotic on the way
    According to Science Daily, Molecular biologists from the Canadian Simon Fraser University, Lisa Craig, Christopher Ford and Subramaniapillai Kolappan, along with scientists from the University of Oslo and Harvard Medical School have found a...
  • Oil-rich, plagued by cholera in Sierra Leone
    West silent on oil-rich Sierra Leone cholera
    West makes a killing out of African nation plagued with choleraThe small oil-rich west African nation, Sierra Leone has been battling its worst outbreak of cholerain fifteen years over the past several months, the U.N. deputy spokesman reported...