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Friday, February 4, 2011

Cholera under control in central Myanmar

Via Xinhua :

" YANGON, Feb. 3 : Cholera, which broke out in Taungdwingyi, central Myanmar's Magway region, in late last month, has been brought under control, report reaching here from the affected area said on Thursday.

No death was reported with the disease, local health officials said, attributing the case to "eating food harmful to health" and weakness in hygiene.

The authorities closed some animal slaughter houses to help prevent the spread of the disease."

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