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Cholera

12 July 2007

Cholera outbreak in Mpumalanga 2003

In May 2003 the Nkomazi Muncipal area in Mupumalanga had a cholera outbreak.

In May 2003 the Nkomazi Muncipal area in Mupumalanga had a cholera outbreak.

Upon investigation it was discovered that a stream from the Nkomazi River that flows through the area could have been the source of the outbreak as it was heavily contaminated with faecal coliforms.

 

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