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The outbreak area covers 37 miles of rough, difficult-to-access terrain.
Discharge from municipal, agricultural, and industrial waste can contribute.
Commitments included scaling up research investments and building a framework for country accountability on steps to reach the declaration's goals.
2016 saw 10.4 million TB cases and 1.7 million deaths, with 490,000 multidrug-resistant cases.
Six main strategies target disease in hot spot countries that drive much of the world's cholera activity.
Many nations are following up on last year's pledges, and 85% of nations have action plans in the works or completed.
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