It is cholera. Health officials of North Cotabato province confirmed that the mainly water-borne disease was the cause of death of eight people and the illness of hundreds of others in Alamada town, home to one of the province’s tourist destinations, Asik-Asik waterfalls.
By Edwin O. Fernandez
Laboratory tests have confirmed that cholera caused the deaths of eight people and sent hundreds to the hospital in Alamada town in North Cotabato.
The North Cotabato provincial government has implemented water rationing to 13 sitios (sub-villages) following the diarrhea outbreak that left eight people dead and more than 230 others hospitalized in four villages in Alamada, North Cotabato.
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