After decades of progress against cholera, the disease has seen a global upsurge since 2021.
More than one million people are thought to be infected with cholera every year.
Afghanistan and Syria have suffered huge outbreaks, but in 2023 over half of the countries reporting cases were from Africa.
Zambia is among the latest to battle its worst outbreak in decades and it’s vaccination rollout is under pressure as stocks face increased global demand.
Reporter: Kennedy Gondwe. Produced by Marco Oriunto. Edited by Kaine Pieri.
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Publish date : 2024-01-31 12:28:39