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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Zimbabwe : Fresh Cholera Outbreak In Bikita

Via Radio VOP :

" Bikita, January 18, 2011 : A fresh cholera outbreak which has seen 60 people infected with the disease and four people dead have been reported here.

Masvingo Provincial Medical Director Dr Robert Mudyiradima said tests had confirmed that the deaths of two children, one man and a woman from Nyika Growth Point were caused by cholera."We have dispatched our health teams to assess the situation and raise more awareness on the disease,” Dr Mudyiradima said.

He said the recent rains and a recent meeting of the Apostolic Faith members could have contributed to the resurgent outbreak."

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