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Pakistan faces malaria outbreak
Experts say more than two million people could be affected in areas that were hit by floods.
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2010 15:56 GMT


Survivors of the recent flooding in Pakistan are now facing a new threat.

Experts fear a massive outbreak of malaria in the coming months could affect more than two million people.

The World Health organisation says more than 300,000 suspected cases have already been reported.

Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports

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