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Cholera outbreak ends

Cholera outbreak ends

A CHOLERA outbreak that began in November 2009 appears to have come to an end, according to figures from the Health Ministry, which show that no new cases have been reported since at least October 6. The ministry recorded a total of 611 cholera cases and one related death over the course of an 11-month period. Nima Asgari, public health specialist at the World Health Organisation, said yesterday that officials would continue to monitor the situation.

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