Cholera outbreak kills 19 in flood-hit Mozambique

February 11, 2015 10:49 AM

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MAPUTO (Reuters) - A cholera outbreak in parts of Mozambique hit by floods has killed 19 people, the government said, raising the death toll from one of the worst disasters to hit southern Africa in years.

Another 158 people have died in Mozambique in flooding triggered by heavy rains at the start of the year, which also affected Malawi, Madagascar and Zimbabwe.

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