Fifty die of watery diarrhoea in Sudan Khartoum


Fifty-five people have died of the watery diarrhoea in Sudan, the ministry of health announced on Sunday.

The ministry of health also said that there are at least 2,600 recorded cases of watery diarrhoea in the country.

Blue Nile and the Sennar states are the most affected by the outbreak that has hit them in the last one month.

The Sudanese Ministry of health also denied reports that the country has recorded new cholera cases.

Representative of the World Health organization (WHO) in the country, Naeema Al-Gasser, confirmed deaths in many Sudanese states due to the disease.

Speaking over the phone, Ms Al-Gasser said WHO has received government reports about the spread of the disease.

Already, WHO officials are in the affected areas especially in Sennar and Blue Nile states.