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2005-07-31 11:06:42

BISSAU (Reuters) - Cholera has killed 58 people in Guinea-Bissau since the middle of June and infected more than 4,000 others, with the disease spreading through islands off its Atlantic coast, a health ministry official said on Sunday. "There have been around 70 cases of cholera declared every day in the Simao Mendes hospital in (the capital) Bissau since the outbreak started on June 11," the official said, declining to be named. The disease -- an intestinal infection spread by...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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