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Somalia Faces Challenges Responding To Country’s Worst Cholera Outbreak In 5 Years

IRIN: Somalia’s impossible fight against cholera
“…This is Somalia’s worst cholera outbreak in five years. So far, 71,663 cases have been counted, including more than 1,098 deaths, according to Doctor Ghulam Popal, the World Health Organization representative. … The extent of Somalia’s cholera crisis is likely to be a good deal worse than the official numbers suggest… (Sperber, 8/1).

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