Cholera cases surpass 100,000, death toll hits 780 in Yemen: WHO
'The World Health Organization (WHO) says the number of suspected cholera cases in conflict-ridden Yemen has exceeded 100,000 in less than two months, with the death toll hitting over 780 "To date, 101,820 suspected cholera cases and 789 deaths have been reported in 19 governorates," WHO spokesman, Tarik Jasarevic, told Reuters on Thursday A cholera outbreak began in Yemen on April 27. This is the second…
Bird Flu Death Toll Reaches 20 in China, Source of Infection Unknown
Posted on April 21, 2013 The death toll from the avian influenza A(H7N9) outbreak in China has reached 20. The total number of cases has grown to 102. 70 of these patients remain at the hospital, while 12 have been discharged. The World Health Organization (WHO) has been providing updates based on data supplied by health authorities in China An NPR report says the source of the virus is still a mystery. The NPR story says one source for transmission could be dust…
Death toll rises to 13 in southwest China boat accident
Source: Xinhua| 2019-05-27 10:07:28| Editor: Liangyu Video Player Close GUIYANG, May 27 (Xinhua) -- The death toll in a boat accident in southwest China's Guizhou Province Thursday has risen to 13 after rescuers recovered all the bodies over the weekend, local authorities said Monday The Zhenfeng county government said that there were 29 people on board, when the boat capsized at 6:30 p.m. Thursday on the…
ICE corrects death toll in Texas immigrant smuggling case, lowering it from 10 to 9
ICE corrects death toll in Texas immigrant smuggling case, lowering it from 10 to 9.
Brazil: Confirmed yellow fever death toll tops 100
Since the yellow fever outbreak started in Dec. 2016, a total of 1336 cases of yellow fever infection (292 confirmed, 920 suspected, and 124 discarded), including 215 deaths (101 confirmed, 109 suspected, 5 discarded), have been detected in six states (Bahia, Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Norte, São Paulo, and Tocantins). The estimated case …
Somalia: Drought Death Toll Surpasses 100
Severe drought is causing major problems in Somalia.
Hurricane death toll climbs to 20
FREEPORT, Bahamas -- The ground crunched under Greg Alem's feet on Wednesday as he walked over the ruins of his home, laid waste by Hurricane Dorian. He touched a splintered
Death toll in Legionnaires' outbreak in Illinois rises to 10
The death toll from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Quincy, Illinois, has risen to 10, all but one of them at a home for military veterans, public health officials said on Wednesday.
Everest death toll now stands at 10
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Almost every year, the reports filter down from the highest mountain in the world, and talk among the climbing teams at Everest Base Camp turns to the latest person to die.
Death toll jumps to 20 in Venezuela protests
The death toll in three weeks of violence at anti-government protests in Venezuela jumped to 20 people after a night of clashes and pillaging left 12 people dead in Caracas. Riot police and pro-government vigilantes fought running battles with protesters demanding the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro
Venezuela death toll soars to 20 in weeks of protests
The number of people killed in three weeks of street protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro soared to 20 on Friday after one of the deadliest nights of unrest in Caracas. The neighborhood witnessed pillaging and violent clashes between police and protesters, according to residents, some
ISIL death toll at 20,000, but 'stalemate' continues
Despite the number of casualties, ISIL continues to draw new fighters to Iraq and Syria.
Death toll due to 'Usman' rises to over 100
The highest number was recorded in Camarines Sur, where 57 have died amid the heavy rains.
Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 10
Death Toll in Czech Mine Explosion Increases to 13
The death toll in a methane explosion at a black coal mine in northeastern Czech Republic has increased to 13, a mining company said Friday.
Suspicious death toll rises to 10 at VA Medical Center
There are now 10 suspicious deaths confirmed, five of the victims are publicly identified and three have been ruled homicides.
Mudslide death toll hits 28; financial losses reach $10 million
The official death toll from Washington's mudslide has increased to 28, with the Snohomish County medical examiner's office saying 22 victims have been positively identified. That's up from 24 dead with 18 identified on Monday.
Nepal's PM says earthquake death toll could reach 10,000
Anger among survivors as food and water in short supply, while rescue teams warn they are yet to reached ‘flattened’ villages in remote regions
Death toll nears 100 after Indonesia quake
Search and rescue efforts after Indonesia's earthquake are hampered by nightfall and poor weather conditions, officials say.
Sleeping Pill Death Toll May Top 500,000
The use of hypnotic sleep aids was associated with a three- to five-fold higher mortality and cancer risk compared with the risk for nonusers, investigators reported.