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Rains, Lack Of Toilets Could Worsen S. Sudan Cholera Epidemic, ICRC Warns

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Rains and lack of toilets threaten to make South Sudan cholera epidemic even deadlier
“The cholera epidemic in South Sudan is bad, but now that the rains have begun — in areas where a lack of toilets means a lot of feces out in the open — it may become much worse. Poor sanitary conditions and the scarcity of safe drinking water put thousands at risk of being infected with the deadly disease, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said in a statement…” (Caspani, 7/24).

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