Lebanon Warns Against Rapid Spread of Cholera

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Lebanon has warned that a deadly cholera outbreak is spreading rapidly with cases rising from neighboring Syria.

Caretaker Minister of Public Health, Firass Abiad said the epidemic is spreading rapidly in Lebanon.

Health officials have blamed the country’s financial and political struggles, which have left citizens with poor and crumbling sanitation infrastructure.

According to the health ministry, since October 6, Lebanon has recorded 169 cholera cases, almost half of them in the past two days.

Written by: Helen Obih

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