Zimbabwe Declares Cholera Outbreak after 20 Deaths

A cholera emergency has been declared in Zimbabwe's capital after 20 people have died, the health minister said Tuesday. The deaths in Harare have many fearing a repeat of the outbreak that killed thousands at the height of the southern African country's economic problems in 2008. Water and sanitation infrastructure is collapsing.   While touring a hospital, Health Minister Obadiah Moyo told reporters this outbreak is spreading to other parts of the country.   "The numbers are growing by the day and to date there are about over 2,000 cases,...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Tuesday, 11 September

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