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).
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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