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Cholera outbreak kills two in South Sudan

Many more people are being treated, with a growing number of suspected cases being treated in hospitals.

Last updated: 18 May 2014 03:09
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An outbreak of cholera has killed at least two people in South Sudan's capital, Juba.

Many more people are being treated, with the number of suspected cases growing.

There are fears that the disease will spread to crowded camps around the city, home to more than 30,000 people displaced by the conflict that started in December.

Al Jazeera’s Malcolm Webb reports from Juba.

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