As Ebola outbreak spreads in Congo, concern grows over supplies of experimental vaccine

Should the outbreak spread more widely in cities, the scale of the outbreak could tax the available supplies of an experimental vaccine being used to help contain spread, said Peter Salama, who heads the World Health Organization’s (WHO) emergencies program.

Sanaa water supplies sterilized as world’s worst cholera outbreak surges

Authorities in the Yemeni capital Sanaa are sterilizing water supplies at wells, distribution networks, and houses to help stem the world’s worst outbreak of cholera. Nearly four years of war have crippled the health care and sanitation systems in Yemen, where there have been 1.2 million suspected cholera cases.