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Mozambique cholera cases top 1,000 as authorities step up vaccination


<p><strong>Mozambican authorities are struggling to contain a cholera outbreak in areas affected by Cyclone Idai.</strong> </p> <p>A massive vaccination program has kicked off in Beira, the country’s second largest city which was devastated by the disaster.</p> <p>The World Health Organisation has warned of a spike in cases of the disease in the coming days. </p> <p>Cholera is contracted by consuming food or water contaminated with the fecal bacteria Vibrio cholerae. It can kill if left untreated.</p> <p><strong>Watch our report</strong></p>
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