Thursday, August 16, 2018
Kananga / Niamey – In the Democratic Republic of Congo and Niger dozens of people have died of cholera and thousands have become ill. In the eastern Kasai region in central Congo, 125 cholera deaths have been reported since February, said the Minister of Health, Hippolyte Mutombo Mbwebwe. 2,100 people would be treated medically. Especially the diamond mining areas in the region are vulnerable to the epidemic.