Lebanon Registered 46 New Cholera Cases In The Past 48 Hours Alone

MTV | Monla Hospital

The Ministry of Health announced the registration of 46 new cases of cholera, bringing the cumulative number to 89 cases during the past 48 hours.

One death was recorded, bringing the number of deaths to 3.

UNICEF published a report Monday on the recent spread of cholera in Lebanon. It stated that the disease broke out in Syria on September 10, 2022, and quickly spread to some governorates of northern Lebanon. 

UNICEF has donated supplies to Lebanon to treat 5.000 cholera cases and symptoms. 

The Cholera virulent bacterial infection can be caused by contaminated water or food and can lead to death in the worst cases.

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