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Gauteng’s most vital resource irreparably damaged – SAHRC

Commission’s long-awaited report into Vaal sewage crisis finds widespread non-compliance by the government

Covid-19: The straw that breaks Yemen’s back?

The pandemic may be the final blow to a nation on the brink

The coping mechanisms the DRC is putting in place as it faces Ebola, measles and Covid-19

The DRC has systematically gone about strengthening health infrastructure, engaging the community and doing better research

Covid-19 deepens the crisis in war-torn Yemen

The coronavirus outbreak has left millions at the mercy of the country’s warring factions, which will not stop fighting, despite an escalating humanitarian emergency

The DRC’s response to Covid-19 must be tailored to local context

Immunisation and other preventative programmes for malaria, cholera, measles and malnutrition, which kill children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, must continue

From cholera to corona: The politics of plagues in Africa

What lessons can we learn for today from the 2008-09 cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe?

Far right uses coronavirus to scapegoat refugees

Europe’s far-right nationalists are closing their borders and using Covid-19 as a guise to deport and deny entry to refugees and asylum seekers

The narratives that define the coronavirus pandemic will influence its outcome

Combatting Covid-19 is as much about public relations as public health. Now is our chance to tell new stories and find new ways of working together

Zimbabwe scrambles to contain cholera outbreak as death toll rises

Government says it plans to remove accumulated trash, address sewerage issues in the capital in response to this most recent outbreak

Vaccines in the time of cholera: Inside the new fight against an old foe

Why the world is just waking up to the power of immunisations to tackle this infectious disease and how we’re learning more with every rainy season.

Cholera in a time of neoliberalism

Cholera epidemics are preventable in modern times. So why do we continue to see deadly outbreaks?

SOS team on standby for Day Zero

When Cape Town’s taps run dry, an elite squad will leap into action to halt outbreaks of disease

The shifting geography of cholera

New research has found that there are 50 000 more people with cholera across East Africa in each year that El Niño is around.

El Niño dramatically increases number of cholera cases

50 000 more cases in East Africa each year, and 30 000 fewer cases in Southern Africa each year, when phenomenon is in full force

​Rains and conflict will make bids to control South Sudan’s cholera outbreak harder

Violence has contributed to the epidemic; aid agencies can't travel freely and are removing nonessential staff.

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