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In South Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the chief medical officer of the Kumbi Lulenge health zone has reported a cholera outbreak that has sickened more than 30 people, killing at least 10 since the first case was reported Saturday.

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Doctor Cos Kenemo reports the outbreak in Misisi was first seen when the first sick case was recorded last Saturday and came from the village of Miba in the mining squares.

Dr Cos Kenemo is pleading for the installation of the cholera treatment center in Misisi in order to limit the loss of human life.

In addition, Dr Cos Kenemo also calls on the population to boil water and prepare food well to fight this disease.

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