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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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    Cholera outbreak in Kenya...
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    Kenya cholera outbreak hits dozens at health conference
    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 : Delegates were attending a conference organised by Kenya's Ministry of Health in Nairobi.
     
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    Dengue Outbreak in Sri Lanka...
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    'Unprecedented' Dengue Outbreak Kills Nearly 300 in Sri Lanka
    July 24, 2017 - The worst-ever outbreak of dengue fever in Sri Lanka has killed nearly 300 people, with the number of cases rising rapidly.
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    Australia Helping Sri Lanka Fight Dengue Outbreak
    July 20, 2017 — Australia is contributing funds to help Sri Lanka combat its worst outbreak of dengue fever, which has claimed 250 lives and infected nearly 100,000 people so far this year in the Indian Ocean island nation.
     

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