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Cholera outbreak threatens three districts

A cholera outbreak in southwestern Tanzania threatens three districts in the Rukwa region, MSF told IRIN today. An MSF spokesperson said the situation is “bad in some areas, where they’ve run out of supplies.” MSF is looking into providing supplies and training, she added. Radio Tanzania reported on Saturday that the outbreak had killed 56 people in the region and 529 others are infected. WHO was unable to provide IRIN with current data on the outbreak.

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