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    New cases of cholera reported in the North region, in January 2019
    Tuesday, 22 January 2019 15:15

    (Business in Cameroon) - The Cameroonian health ministry (Minsante) announced the report of new cases of cholera in the north region of the country this January. The region is the only one still reporting cases of the disease, new cases reported during the period from January 11 to 18, Minsante said.

    The total of suspected cases since 2018 peaked at 997; 279 in the Far North, 639 in the North, 72 in the Central region, and 7 in the Littoral. Confirmed cases are 81 ; 70 in the North, 3 in the Far North, 4 in the Littoral and 4 in the Central region. Meanwhile, confirmed deaths reached 58, 40 of which were observed in the northern region, 17 in the far north and 1 in the central region...

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    Cholera spreads in Cameroon’s North region, two deaths declared by Public Health Ministry
    Devdiscourse News Desk yaoundé Cameroon Updated: 11-04-2019 10:30 IST Created: 11-04-2019 10:30 IST

    At least two people have died of cholera in Cameroon's North region, barely four months after the government declared the country free of the disease, an official of the Ministry of Public Health said on April 10.

    According to Dr Arabo Saidou, the region's representative of the ministry, the first cases of the epidemic were identified on March 27 and so far 19 suspected cases have been registered...