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An outbreak of cholera in refugee camps in northwestern Somalia is killing up to 19 people a day, most of them children, Radio Mogadishu said. The broadcast quoted Ahmed Sharif Abass of the Somali Health Ministry as saying that a total of 6,210 cases of cholera have been reported, with the disease spreading to other districts. Abass said 1,262 deaths have been reported.


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