The Syrian Civil Defense in opposition-held areas said, on Tuesday, that two people died due to an outbreak of cholera in the aftermath of the earthquake that struck southern Turkey and northern Syria on February 6.
The Syrian Civil Defense, known as the White Helmets, said in a post on Twitter on Tuesday that there were 568 people infected with cholera as a result of “the destruction of infrastructure, water and sewage lines after the earthquake”.
After the devastating earthquake that struck southern Turkey and northern Syria, leaving tens of thousands dead and hundreds of thousands injured, fears are growing of the spread of epidemics and infectious diseases in the affected areas.
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