Cholera Infects 3,000 Burundian Refugees; UN Call for Help

May 22, 2015 2:12 PM

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The U.N. refugee agency says an outbreak of cholera has infected 3,000 people in a Tanzanian border region where refugees from Burundi have massed.

UNHCR says 300 to 400 new cases are being reported daily. At least 31 people, including two Tanzanians, have died of cholera recently.

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