South Africa : Water contamination is likely main cause of cholera increase

South Africa : Water contamination is likely main cause of cholera increase - By Gabi Khumalo
Pretoria - Health Minister Barbara Hogan said in most cases the contamination of water sources and food by cholera bacteria was likely the main cause of cholera increase in the country.
"The spread of the infection from the north-east of the country has probably been caused by the migration of cholera carriers from affected areas as well as by the lack of adequate water supplies and safe sanitation in certain areas.
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