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Nigeria reports new cholera deaths after surge in 2013

By Misha Hussain | Fri, 7 Feb 2014 18:02 PM
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DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A cholera outbreak across Nigeria has killed 24 people and infected 952 in the first four weeks of 2014, following a surge in cases last year, according to the Ministry of Health.

The number of cholera cases went up more than tenfold in the West African country in 2013. There were 597 cases and 18 deaths in 2012 compared to 6,600 cases and 229 deaths last year, ...

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