Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Cholera death toll in India rises

The death toll is now 115 from an outbreak of cholera in Orissa.35 deaths have been reported mainly in tribal districts. The outbreak has affected Rayagada, Koraput and Kalahandi districts.

More than 2,000 people have been admitted to hospitals and officials say contaminated food and water are to blame for the epidemic.

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