Govt Scrambles to Contain Cholera As Death Toll Rises in Zimbabwe

In just two weeks, the cholera outbreak gripping Zimbabwe has claimed at least 32 lives and more than 7,000 cases have been reported. The government has declared a public health emergency in the capital Harare, the worst affected area - with a leading teachers' union calling for schools to be closed until the outbreak is contained.

Cholera treatment in Zimbabwe.

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