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​Rains and conflict will make bids to control South Sudan’s cholera outbreak harder

Violence has contributed to the epidemic; aid agencies can’t travel freely and are removing nonessential staff. In the wake of renewed violence and insecurity, South Sudan is now also facing a cholera outbreak. But many aid agencies are working with

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South Sudan: From war to water crisis

The start of the rainy season in the war-torn country could spell a cholera outbreak. Martha Nyimun, 35, wipes the sweat from her brow. She’s breathing heavily but doesn’t slow down. With the sun blazing from a cloudless sky, Nyimun

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8 things you should never say to a depressed person

Clinical depression is tough to experience and understand. It consists of a wide variety of mood disorders, which impact lives differently. Experiencing the peaks and plunges of feeling down or having a bad day is universal - clinical depression is an

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Africa Guinea declared Ebola free

Guinea was declared free of Ebola on Tuesday after more than 2 500 people died from the virus in the West African nation, leaving Liberia as the only country still awaiting a countdown for the end of the epidemic. People in

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