Cholera Kills 4 People in Malawi

Malawi is battling a cholera outbreak that began at the start of the rainy season in November. The disease has killed four people, and more than 150 others are hospitalized. The disease — an acute diarrheal infection caused by consuming contaminated food or water — affects children and adults, and can kill within hours if left untreated. The hardest-hit districts are Nkhatabay and Karonga, on the shores of Lake Malawi. "As of today, we have 137 cases which we have registered from Karonga only," said Joshua Malango, spokesperson for the...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Wednesday, 3 January

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