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South Sudan Cholera Cases, Deaths on Rise

Health officials in South Sudan were scrambling Monday to contain a cholera outbreak as the death toll from the diarrheal disease rose and infections were reported beyond the capital, Juba, and in other parts of Central Equatoria state and in distant Upper Nile state.  Twenty-seven people have died of cholera in the two-and-a-half weeks since the South Sudan Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of the disease in Juba on May 15. The U.N. humanitarian coordinator in South Sudan,...

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