Global Cholera Outbreaks in 2022: Impact, Causes, and Affected Countries

2023-09-24 12:20:34 44 countries report cases of cholera The WHO has now announced that there were more particularly large outbreaks of diarrheal disease in 2022 than in the previous year. Afghanistan, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Nigeria, Somalia and Syria were particularly affected. “The larger the outbreak, the harder it is to bring … Read more

Unfortunate Flight: Sick Passenger Forces Emergency Return to USA on Delta Airlines Flight DL194

2023-09-05 15:52:22 This is probably not how travelers imagined their flight from the USA to Spain: A sick passenger prompted the pilots to return to the place of departure. A flight from the US city of Atlanta in the state of Georgia to the Spanish metropolis of Barcelona arrived at its destination eight hours late … Read more

Diarrhea Disaster on Delta Airlines Flight: A Turbulent Journey from Atlanta to Barcelona

2023-09-05 19:57:34 The passengers on this flight experienced turbulence of a different kind… Delta Airlines flight DL194 from Atlanta to Barcelona last Friday took off as scheduled at 8:47 p.m. (local time). But only a short time later, a passenger became terribly ill – and ultimately forced the pilots to turn back because of his … Read more

Maintaining Intestinal Health: Tips from a Gastroenterology Specialist

2023-09-04 04:00:00 local Writer: Xu Yun Photography: Zhong Hanping Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in Hong Kong. The large intestine is about 1.5 meters long. It takes about 16 hours for food to be digested in the large intestine. During the process, the water in the food and the remaining absorbable … Read more

The Consequences of Eating Contaminated Stinky Tofu: A Shocking Hospitalization Story

2023-08-31 10:47:23 The sisters were hospitalized for stinky tofu. (Picture / Taken from Xiaohongshu) Cheap and delicious stinky tofu is the first choice for many people. However, a pair of sisters recently suffered from food poisoning and crazy diarrhea after eating stinky tofu from a Malaysian night market. The younger sister was hospitalized for 5 … Read more

First Local Cholera Case in [Country]: Symptoms, Prevention, and Updates

2023-07-06 07:21:00 The first local case of cholera in my country this year was a male in his 20s. He had eaten sashimi and oysters the day before the onset of the disease. Afterwards, he experienced multiple watery diarrhea and epigastric cramps and sought medical attention. The infection was confirmed to be toxic. Vibrio cholerae; … Read more