Sudan: Increase in Malaria, Poor Health Care in South Darfur's Tullus

[Radio Dabanga] Tullus -Residents of Tullus in South Darfur complain of an increase in malaria and a poor health care in the locality. One of them told Radio Dabanga that patients in Tullus Hospital had to take mattresses, sheets and blankets from their homes. "They have to lie on the ground, as there are not enough hospital beds for the increased number of patients," he said.
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