West Africa: Cholera Soars in Lake Chad Basin Countries

Cholera,linked to poor sanitation and a lack of potable water, has killed at least 1,200 people this year in the countries surrounding Lake Chad.

Cholera patients in Bauchi, northern Nigeria (file photo).

  • West Africa:   Cholera Soars in Lake Chad Basin

    UNIRIN, 30 August 2011

    Cholera has killed at least 1,200 people this year in the countries surrounding Lake Chad - Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria; the illness, linked primarily to poor sanitation and… Read more »

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