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Sunday, January 23, 2011

Zambia : Cholera is back, woman reported dead

Via UK Zambians :

" Cholera has broken out in Sinazongwe district in Southern Province. One woman is reported to have died while 31 others have been admitted to Sinamalima clinic.

Sinazongwe Acting Commissioner Sokoloku Daka has confirmed the development to ZANIS.
Mr. Daka says the woman died last night.

He says samples taken from those admitted confirmed that four had Cholera.

Mr Daka says Sinazongwe District Medical Officer Dr Elias Chipandwe and his team have since rushed to the area to contain the outbreak."

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