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One Death Reported From Cholera Outbreak In South Sudan

News outlets report on a cholera outbreak in South Sudan, where one person has died of the disease.

Agence France-Presse/GlobalPost: One dead from cholera in war-torn South Sudan: health minister
“At least one person has died in war-torn South Sudan of highly contagious cholera with several others infected, sparking concern for the more than 1.3 million people forced from their homes, the health minster said Thursday…” (5/15).

Upper Nile Times: Cholera outbreak kills 1 in Juba, thousands in danger
“A serious cholera outbreak has killed one adult and resulted in the admission of 18 others in the city of Juba, according to reports by the ministry of health…” (5/15).