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Zambia Cholera Epidemic Continues to Slow as Number of Deaths Declines

Zambia's cholera epidemic continues to slow with seven deaths recorded over the last month, Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya said on Tuesday. Eighty five people have now died since the outbreak of the disease in October, out of 4,202 cases, Chilufya said in a statement in parliament. "I must confirm that the cholera outbreak is ab[at]ing," he said. Zambia closed some schools and markets, among other measures, to curb the spread of the disease but relaxed them in...

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