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Cholera

08 February 2008

Cholera kills 76 in Congo

A cholera epidemic has killed at least 76 people and infected nearly 3,000 in Democratic Republic of Congo's south-eastern province of Katanga since the start of the year.

A cholera epidemic has killed at least 76 people and infected nearly 3,000 in Democratic Republic of Congo's south-eastern province of Katanga since the start of the year, health officials said.

Reuters.

Interest in Congo's once-mighty mining sector has boomed since the holding of historic elections in 2006. The polls were meant to draw a line under a 1998-2003 war that killed an estimated 5.4 million people and left infrastructure in ruins.


Cholera Centre

 

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