The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that eight people have died from cholera in Sudan, and a total of 184 cases have been reported in the northeast African country over the past month.
A company associated with Purdue University has developed an easy-to-use cholera detection system that can diagnose the disease in as little as 30 minutes.
Cholera cases have occurred in Oromia, Amhara, TIgray, Somali and Afar provinces, as well as two major cities.
An Indian vaccine manufacturing company has collaborated with a global research and development organization to produce an oral cholera vaccine for India and several other low and middle-income countries.
Somalia has launched an immunization campaigns using oral cholera vaccines. The campaign will vaccinate more than 650,000 people.
Six people have died from cholera in different parts of the country, and 316 other people have been diagnosed with the disease.
Ethiopia reported that 525 people nationwide have been diagnosed with cholera over the last few days.
There is a great deal of work to do to eliminate cholera from the Global South, but progress is being made.
Vibrio cholera cases have been detected in Amhara, Tigray, and Somali regional states.
The Zimbabwe Ministry of Health reported 69 deaths from cholera so far this year. The Ministry also reported more than 10,400 cholera cases during the period January to April.