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Drought, Poor Access To Water, Sanitation Contribute To Recurrent Cholera Outbreak In Cameroon

Inter Press Service: Recurrent Cholera Outbreak in Far North Cameroon Highlights Development Gaps
“…According Cameroon’s Minister of Public Health Andre Mama Fouda, ‘poor sanitation and limited access to good drinking water are the main causes of recurrent outbreak in the Far North. A majority of those infected with the disease are children under the age of five and women’…” (Nfor, 8/19).

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