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(CIDRAP News) Global cholera incidence has increased since 2000, with Haiti's large outbreak tipping the largest burden away from Africa for the first time since 1995, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.
(CIDRAP News) News services today reported the confirmation of H5N1 avian influenza on a chicken farm in Ghana, apparently making it the ninth African country to be hit by the virus.
Agriculture Minister Ernest Debrah said the outbreak was discovered Apr 24 on a farm near the port city of Tema, east of the capital, Accra, according to an Agence France-Presse (AFP) report.
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