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Cholera kills 7, infects 667 in Kandahar

KANDAHAR: At least seven children have lost their lives due to cholera outbreak and 667 others infected with the disease in less than a week in the southern province of Kandahar, a medical doctor in the province, Mohammad Daud Ayubi said Wednesday.
“A total of 9, 500 patients affected with diarrhea have been taken to the healthcare center, where 667 of them diagnosed with cholera disease,” Ayubi asserted.
The official also confirmed that seven children have died of the disease over the past couple of days in the province.
Cholera outbreak has earlier claimed 20 lives of children in the neighboring Helmand province, while hundreds of cases have been tested positive in Kandahar, Helmand and the neighboring Zabul as well as thousands of cases of the disease have been reported from the northern Jawzjan and Kunduz provinces.
The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.