Pre-monsoonal diarrhoea cases mount

An early start to the first of two annual peak periods for diarrhoeal infections has taken case numbers over the 170,000-mark and killed 30 people, according to the the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh’s chief. Oral vaccines have been distributed in five hotspot areas of the capital Dhaka, although cases have been reported from across the country. Read more  

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