WHO, Tanzanian Health Officials Work To Stem Cholera Outbreak Affecting More Than 400 People

VOA News: WHO: Tanzania Cholera Epidemic Worsens
“The World Health Organization and Tanzanian Ministry of Health are stepping up efforts to contain and discover the source of a cholera epidemic that so far has killed eight people and infected more than 400 others. WHO data indicate the fast-spreading epidemic broke out in the Dar es Salaam and Morogoro regions nearly two weeks ago; the Dar es Salaam region has been most adversely affected with 354 cases and seven deaths…” (Schlein, 8/28).

Xinhua News/GlobalPost: WHO gives Tanzania medical supplies to check spread of cholera
“The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday donated medical supplies worth 100,000 U.S. dollars to the government of Tanzania to help check the spread of the deadly cholera disease…” (8/28).

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