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South Sudan Declares End to Cholera Epidemic

South Sudan has officially declared an end to the country's cholera epidemic, which erupted more than 18 months ago, infecting more than 20,000 people and killing 436. South Sudan's health ministry declared an end to the cholera epidemic after no new cases had been reported for seven weeks. Aid agencies say a combination of factors was key to stopping the spread of the fatal disease in the war-ravaged country. They say enhanced surveillance alerted them to affected areas where...

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