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Officials Scramble to Contain Cholera at Refugee Center in Uganda

Officials in northern Uganda say dozens of cholera cases have been reported at a reception center for South Sudanese refugees.  Cholera is an infectious disease usually spread through contaminated water that causes severe diarrhea and dehydration. Left untreated it can lead to death. Health officials are using cholera kits and increasing screenings to try to stop the spread of the disease.  But between overcrowding and ongoing heavy rains, this could prove...

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