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Six Die of Cholera in DRCongo’s Eastern Nord Kivu Province

June 16, 2008

Excerpt from report entitled “Nord Kivu: Cholera prevails in various health zones” published by DRCongo’s UN-sponsored Radio Okapi website on 13 June

Some 120 cholera cases, including six deaths were recorded between 21 May and today in various health zones, the provincial health inspection office said during an epidemiological meeting in Goma on Thursday [12 June].

Displaced persons are the most affected by the epidemic. [Passage omitted]

Originally published by Radio Okapi website, Kinshasa, in French 13 Jun 08.

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