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WHO seeks more funds to curb cholera outbreak in Somalia

Mogadishu, Feb 29 (UNI) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday called for more funds to scale up response activities to contain a cholera outbreak in Somalia as the number of cases continues to rise.
The current cholera outbreak in Somalia is a continuation of the outbreak last year that spread to new districts affected by floods in October 2023, the WHO said.
"There is (an) urgent need for additional operational funds to scale up the implementation of response activities to contain the current outbreak," the WHO said in its latest report released in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia.
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