• Malawi cholera outbreak death toll rises above 1,000

    1 day ago - By Bésame

    BLANTYRE, Malawi - Malawi's cholera outbreak has claimed more than 1,000 lives, according to the country's health minister, who warned that some cultural beliefs and hostility toward health workers were slowing efforts to curb infections.
    Cholera had killed 1,002 people as of Tuesday, while 1,115 people were hospitalized from the outbreak that started in March 2022, Minister of Health Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda said. It's the country's worst outbreak of the waterborne illness in two decades.
    The country of 20 million people recorded 12 deaths from 626 new cases in 24 hours, she...
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