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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Congo-Kinshasa : Alert On As Cholera Hits DRC

Via All Africa :

" A cholera outbreak in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has seen government officials in Kigali locked up in discussions to prevent the disease from spreading to Rwanda.

Officials in the DRC say that up to 1,228 cases of cholera have been registered in North Kivu since January 2012, leading to 11 deaths last week.

North Kivu is close to the Gisenyi border in Rubavu District, Western Province."

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