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Monday, October 21, 2013

Cholera Cases Up A Dozen In Mexico, Total Case Count Now 171

Via The Global Dispatch :

In a follow up to the current cholera outbreak in Mexico, The Ministry of Health in Mexico has reported another 12 cases in the past week, bringing the total case count to 171, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) update Saturday.

All 12 of the new cases are from Hidalgo state. Of the 171 confirmed cases, two are from the Federal District, 157 cases from the state of Hidalgo, nine from the state of Mexico, one from the state of San Luis Potosi and two from the state of Veracruz.

Eighty-six of the total confirmed cases are women and 85 are men with ages ranging from three months to 88 years old.  Of these, thirty-nine cases were hospitalized."

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