Democratic Republic of Congo

Treating a Cholera Outbreak in DRC


Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa

In Kanyaruchinya village in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu province, a cholera outbreak that began in July has claimed the lives of 15 people, most under the age of 10. In response, authorities have created a quarantine area within the Majengo neighborhood of Goma, 10 kilometers (6 miles) to the south. More than 1,100 cases have been reported so far.

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Treating a Cholera Outbreak in DRC