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Cholera

25 August 2010

Cholera death toll in Nigeria rises to 283

The death toll from cholera and a related disease in northern Nigerian has risen to 283 from 231 within a week, according to various official figures.

The death toll from cholera and a related disease in northern Nigerian has risen to 283 from 231 within a week, according to various official figures.

"We have recorded an outbreak of gastro-enteritis in Yobe State in the last week which has killed 42 people and infected 443 others," Isa Adamu, an official of the World Health Organisation said.

 

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