Sudan: Malaria and Typhoid Cases Hit Wau Civil Hospital

[Sudan Tribune]Wau -Patients at Wau civil hospital in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state risk facing Malaria and Typhoid diseases, the hospital's director has disclosed. Up to 354 Typhoid and 790 Malaria cases were recorded at the hospital in August and September respectively, Dr. Edmorn Sebit told Sudan Tribune on Thursday.
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

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