In Somalia, the cholera epidemic


23.08.11.Po information WHO Somalia only in a hospital is more than four thousand cholera patients who were infected through dirty water. Most of the infected — are children under five.

The reason for such an epidemic called extremely adverse humanitarian situation in Somalia. Thus, in recent years the Government of Somalia to actively take refugees from other countries. In some regions they accumulated a huge amount. Under such conditions of hygiene is virtually impossible. WHO concerned about the health of so many infected with cholera and the reluctance of the government to take drastic measures.

Source: Supplemental Medical Service

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