Mysterious illness killing Cambodian children

Doctors work to find out what has caused deaths of more than 60 young children under the age of seven.

    Doctors in Cambodia are investigating a mysterious illness that has now killed more than 60 children, all under the age of seven.

    It has prompted the World Health Organisation to issue an alarm in a country already stretched thin by other epidemics.

    Al Jazeera’s Steve Chao reports from Phnom Penh.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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