Dozens Admitted As Cholera Outbreak Hits IDPs camp in Maiduguri

Al Jazeera English
Al Jazeera English
Publication Date:
3 September 2017
Nigeria, Health and Medicine

At least eight people have died in a cholera outbreak in two refugee camps for internally displaced people in northeast Nigeria.

Dozens more are being treated and there are fears the virus could spread.

About 1.8 million people are living in camps in the region after fleeing the armed group Boko Haram.

Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from the city of Maiduguri.


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