A South Sudanese woman sits on her bed at a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) cholera treatment centre (CTC) while undergoing treatment on July 17, 2015 in the capital Juba. AFP PHOTO/CHARLES LOMODONG
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Cholera in war-torn South Sudan has spread to another state, with at least 39 dead since an outbreak was declared last month, the World Heath Organization (WHO) said Tuesday.A total of 1,212 cholera cases including 39 deaths have been recorded, according to WHO figures, with the highly contagious infection spreading from the capital Juba in Central Equatoria to neighbouring Jonglei state, one of the worst-affected areas by the 19-month civil war.South Sudan's Health Ministry officially declared an outbreak of the diarrhoeal disease on June 23, although the first case was tracked back to a U.N. camp in the capital Juba on May 18 .
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