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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Cholera epidemic spreads in DR Congo

Via Press TV :

" A fresh cholera outbreak is threatening the lives of thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

The water-borne epidemic has struck South Kivu, capital of Bukavu Province, which has a population of over 4.5 million people.

More than 1,600 confirmed cases with at least 14 deaths have been reported since last week.

Last year, nearly 19,000 cases were also reported with more than 200 deaths from another cholera outbreak."

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