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Monday, June 6, 2011

Uganda : Cholera outbreak in Hoima district

Via New Vision Online :

" EIGHT suspected cases of cholera have been reported in Nkondo Parish, in Kabwoya sub-county in Hoima district.

The district health inspector, Frederick Byenume, told journalists that eight people had been admitted to Sebigoro Health Centre III in Kabwoya sub-county. He said the patients had diarrhea were passing out blood and vomiting.

However, Byenume said no deaths had been recorded and four patients had been discharged. The rest, he added, are undergoing treatment and showing signs of improvement."

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