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Tanzania records 26 cholera deaths in one month: health ministry

Dar es Salaam, Mar 1 (UNI) At least 26 people have been killed by cholera in mainland Tanzania's 10 regions since the outbreak of the disease was reported on Jan. 5 through Feb. 8, the Health Ministry said Friday.
In addition, 816 cholera cases were recorded in the 10 regions during the period under review, according to a statement released by the ministry.
The outbreak of the disease was caused by ongoing heavy rains that led to poor access to potable water and a lack of sanitation facilities and community awareness, the ministry said. The 10 affected regions are Dodoma, Kagera, Katavi, Manyara, Mara, Morogoro, Mwanza, Shinyanga, Simiyu and Tabora.
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Pak: 8 killed, 30 injured in collision between 3 vehicles

17 Apr 2024 | 3:59 PM

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IDF says struck over 40 Hamas targets in Gaza strip in past day

17 Apr 2024 | 3:19 PM

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Over 13,500 evacuated in Russia's Kurgan floods

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17 Apr 2024 | 3:05 PM

Moscow, April 17 (UNI) More than 13,500 people have been evacuated as of Wednesday from towns and villages in Russia's Kurgan region that were in imminent danger of being inundated by floodwaters, the regional government said.

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