Mozambique Records 1st Death From Cholera, More Than 500 Cases In Outbreak Following Cyclone Idai

Associated Press: Mozambique confirms 1st cholera death as cases above 500
“Mozambique’s cyclone-hit city of Beira has confirmed its first death from cholera, as the number of cases of the disease has jumped to 517. To control the outbreak, emergency clinics have been set up across Beira, a city of 500,000, said Mozambican national health director Ussene Isse, according to broadcaster TVM…” (Dube, 4/1).

Additional coverage of the cholera outbreak in Mozambique following Cyclone Idai is available from the Associated Press and Reuters.