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Cholera Epidemic Kills More Than 500 In DRC, WHO Reports

Reuters: Over 500 dead as Congo cholera epidemic spreads — WHO
“More than 500 people have died so far in a cholera epidemic that is sweeping the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. … This year’s epidemic, which has already hit at least 10 urban areas including the capital Kinshasa, is particularly worrying as it comes as about 1.4 million people have been displaced by violence in the central Kasai region…” (Mwarabu/Bavier, 9/10).

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