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Tanzanian Health Ministry Confirms Cholera Outbreak In Burundian Refugee Camp; U.N. Provides Assistance To Contain Spread

Reuters: Tanzania confirms cholera at Burundian refugee camp
“Tanzania confirmed a cholera outbreak on Monday at a refugee camp sheltering thousands of people who had fled political unrest in neighboring Burundi…” (Salaam, 5/18).

U.N. News Centre: U.N. provides assistance as diarrhea outbreak leaves seven Burundi refugees dead at Tanzania camp
“The United Nations refugee agency has announced [Monday] that it is taking urgent measures to contain the spread of a severe watery diarrhea outbreak among newly arrived Burundian refugees in Tanzania, as seven people have been reported dead since Wednesday…” (5/18).

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