Ending an epidemic
Africa Review | October 2012
Africa’s worst cholera epidemic in 15 years was predicted to continue into October. Instead, by Oct. 4, cholera treatment units had folded up, life as usual has restored to the slums, and local nurses were left twiddling their thumbs in government hospitals around the capitol. But before the Ministry of Health could declare a win against this year’s cholera, they needed to make sure they weren’t missing anyone. That’s where local volunteers came in.
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