South Sudan Cholera Death Toll Reaches 32; Educating Children Could Stem Outbreak, UNICEF Representative Says
Thomson Reuters Foundation: Cholera kills 32 in South Sudan, education key to stemming outbreak — U.N.
“A cholera outbreak in war-torn South Sudan has killed at least 32 people, a fifth of them children under five, and schools have a major role to play in stemming the spread of the disease, the United Nations said on Tuesday. … ‘One of the most powerful ways we can respond to this outbreak is by equipping schoolchildren with the information and tools they need to protect themselves and their families,’ [Jonathan Veitch, UNICEF representative in South Sudan, said]…” (Guilbert, 7/7).
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