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Cholera outbreak in Nigeria claims nearly 100 lives

LAGOS, Nigeria – A cholera outbreak in north-eastern Nigeria has claimed nearly 100 lives over the past two weeks, the United Nations said on Saturday, September 22. More than 3,000 cholera cases have been recorded in the states of Yobe and Borno in a region that is also grappling with a Boko Haram insurgency, it said. The cumulative number of recorded cases in both states currently stands at 3,126 including 97 deaths, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said. The outbreak w

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