A cholera outbreak in Cameroon has claimed at least a dozen lives. Hundreds of people have been rushed to several hospitals in the central African state.
Between January and 22 June, a total of 13,009 suspected cholera cases and 116 deaths, including 135 laboratory-confirmed cases, were reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
At least 100 people have died from cholera in the past month in the Democratic Republic of Congo's south-central Kasai Oriental province, health officials said.
The Cholera outbreak has infected 6,850 in Nigeria this year, including 97 deaths.
The death toll has risen to 17 in Niger and Kogi states in the last five days with 72 reported cholera cases in the two states.
At least 15 people have died and 397 others hospitalized in the last three weeks following a cholera outbreak in western Tanzania's district of Sumbawanga.
While endemic in Nigeria, there have been confirmed outbreaks of Cholera in Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Kano, Plateau, Yobe, Nasarawa, Anambra and Zamfara States.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has deployed 39 health personnel to contain further spread of cholera in Adamawa state that claimed 13 lives in two council areas.
At least 25 people, have been admitted to two Kiambu hospitals following a cholera outbreak in Githurai, Kiamumbi and Riabai areas.
Yemen's first-ever cholera vaccination campaign has been launched as authorities battle to contain what has become the largest outbreak of the disease in world history.