Diarrhoea epidemic claims 200 lives in drought-ridden Somalia

The main hospital in Baidoa receives more than 20 diarrhoea cases a day, as Somalia's drought complicates illnesses that are normally treated with ease.

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    The main hospital in Baidoa receives more than 20 diarrhoea cases a day, as Somalia's drought complicates illnesses that are normally treated with ease.

    Doctors say that 14,000 people have fallen ill in the past three months and more than 200 people have died.

    The government is appealing for international help before the situation gets worse.

    Al Jazeera’s Mohamed Vall reports.


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