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Nigeria: Dozens admitted as cholera hits IDP camp in Maiduguri

At least eight people have died in a cholera outbreak at two refugee camps for internally displaced people in northeast Nigeria.

At least eight people have died in a cholera outbreak in two refugee camps for internally displaced people in northeast Nigeria.

Dozens more are being treated and there are fears the bacterial inflection could spread.

About 1.8 million people are living in camps in the region after fleeing the armed group Boko Haram.

Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from the city of Maiduguri.

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