TANZANIA: Cholera kills four in northern districts

Saturday, November 22, 2008
DAR ES SALAAM Wednesday, September 10, 2008 (IRIN) - Four people have died of cholera and dozens were admitted to health centres in the northern Tanzanian region of Mara, according to health officials. Mara Regional Medical Officer Stephen Kebwe said four patients died in the first week of September in Tarime district, which borders Kenya. "Doctors and nurses have been deployed to the affected areas .. the situation has now greatly improved," Kebwe said. Cholera is an acute illness...
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