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Cholera outbreak kills 42 in Somalia in 10 months: UN

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

MOGADISHU, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- An outbreak of cholera/ acute watery diarrhea (AWD) in Somalia has killed 42 people since December, a UN health agency said on Thursday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said in its latest report on the AWD/cholera outbreak that the Somali health ministry has also announced 29 new cases of cholera between Sept. 24 and 30. Among them, 45 percent were five years old or below.
The cumulative total of cases is 6,423, including 42 associated deaths, since the beginn ...

 

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