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Rains, Insecurity Aggravate Cholera Outbreak In Cameroon

IRIN: Cholera surges in Cameroon
“Rains and insecurity caused by Nigerian Islamist militants are aggravating a cholera outbreak in northern Cameroon which has killed at least 75 people and infected some 1,400 others since April. Water scarcity, poor public health care, and risky hygienic practices have rekindled the disease which badly hit the country between 2009 and 2011, experts say…” (8/6).