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Cholera kills 33 in Burundi refugee camp in Tanzania

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A Burundian refugee woman carries her child as she drinks from a cup at a makeshift clinic at the Lake Tanganyika stadium in Kigoma western Tanzania, May 19, 2015. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya play A Burundian refugee woman carries her child as she drinks from a cup at a makeshift clinic at the Lake Tanganyika stadium in Kigoma western Tanzania, May 19, 2015. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - A cholera outbreak at a refugee camp sheltering thousands of Burundian refugees in northwest Tanzania has killed at least 33 people, a Tanzanian regional health official said on Wednesday.

"The number of Burundi refugees who have died from the cholera outbreak has now reached 33," Leonard Subi, a medical officer in the nearby town of Kigoma, told Reuters.

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