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Is cholera on the increase or decline in Ghana?

Since 1990 and up to 2010, the overall yearly trend showed a decline of this acute diarrhoeal disease.

However, since 2011, there have been outbreaks of cholera, with the country recording more than 28,000 cases in 2014.

There have been three recorded cases since 2017.

 

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