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Cholera Outbreak Sparks Blame Game in Malawi

Malawi continues to register new cases of cholera in an outbreak that has now reached half of the country’s 28 districts. However, the government and communities trade blame over containment efforts.

According to the latest figures from the Ministry of Health 23 people have died from cholera since the first case was recorded in November.

The number of infected people has now ballooned to 739 from 157 in January.

Ministry spokesperson Joshua Malango told VOA that a major cause of the rising number of cases is because of people’s beliefs in superstitions.

“Some [people] are still believing that having cholera read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com


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