U.N.: 25,000 Sickened with Cholera in Somalia Amid Severe Drought

HeadlineApr 19, 2017
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Meanwhile, in Somalia, the United Nations says 25,000 people have become sick with cholera, as a severe drought forces people to drink water infected with the deadly bacteria. The U.N. is warning Somalia is on the brink of widespread famine. In 2011, more than a quarter of a million people died during a severe famine in Somalia.

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