Mozambique: Cholera cases reach 271 in cyclone-hit Beira

Epidemic fears in Mozambique as the number of cholera cases doubles in 48 hours.

    Government and aid agencies are working to contain an outbreak of cholera in Mozambique after the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai two weeks ago.

    Water and sanitation systems were severely damaged during the storm.

    There are 271 confirmed cases of cholera in the city of Beira alone.

    Al Jazeera's Ijeoma Ndukwe reports.


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