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UN warning over Zimbabwe cholera crisis

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has reached unprecedented proportions.

More than 3,000 people have died and about 63,000 are infected by the water-borne disease.

Al Jazeera travelled to remote parts of the country and witnessed the extent of the epidemic.

Haru Mutasa reports.


Dangerous journey to escape from Zimbabwe

 

Desperate to escape the crisis in Zimbabwe, where almost a thousand have died from cholera, hundreds of Zimbabweans are crossing illegally into South Africa every day.

But the journey is dangerous. Armed bandits are roaming the border.

Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull reports from the border town of Musina in South Africa.