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Discussion in 'Health Care' started by waltky, Oct 17, 2010.

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    Cholera outbreak in Malawi...
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    Malawi Registers New Cases of Cholera
    March 17, 2017 — Malawi has started registering new cases of cholera in areas bordering Mozambique, one week after the government in Malawi warned of a cholera outbreak in the neighboring country.
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    UN: Cholera Reaches South Sudan's Second-largest City
    March 10, 2017 — The United Nations says South Sudan's cholera outbreak has reached the country's second-largest city, as the number of cases nationwide rises beyond 5,500.
     
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    Cholera strikes swampy region of So. Sudan...
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    Cholera stalks 'refugee islands' in swamplands of South Sudan
    April 6, 2017 -- Kneeling over a pot of water drawn from the nearby swamp, Veronica feigns a smile as her eyes dart toward the floor of her small hut. "I know it's dirty but I have no other choice," says the 35-year-old South Sudanese mother of four.
     
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    'Record-breaking' Progress in Fighting Neglected Tropical Diseases...
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    WHO Reports 'Record-breaking' Progress in Fighting Neglected Tropical Diseases
    April 18, 2017 — The World Health Organization said Tuesday that unprecedented progress had been made in tackling many of the world's most disfiguring and disabling neglected tropical diseases over the past 10 years.
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    Frog Substance Shown to Kill Human Flu Viruses
    April 18, 2017 - A frog found in India secretes a substance that has been shown to be highly effective at killing influenza viruses.
     

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