Sudan: New Cases of Cholera in Sudan's Blue Nile En Sennar States

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The daily report of the Ministry of Health on the cholera epidemic shows that 167 people have contracted the disease up till Sunday, 117 in Blue Nile state and 50 in Sennar state. This includes four new cases reported in Blue Nile state and five in Sennar state on Sunday.
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