Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Time of essence in Zimbabwe cholera epidemic

The United Nations is reporting a surge in the number of people killed by the cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe. Latest figures from there find nearly a thousand people have died—a 25 percent jump in the space of just a few days. Matthew Cochrane works in the region for the Geneva-based International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies. He told WRS’s Jordan Davis that Zimbabwe’s cholera outbreak is symptomatic of much bigger problems there.
Listen to audio interview via the link below:

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