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This week, we’re talking about health in the news:
Do you know which African country is experiencing a cholera outbreak?
2. Map points: Zimbabwe
cholera: an infectious and often fatal bacterial disease of the small intestine, typically contracted from infected water supplies and causing severe vomiting and diarrhea.
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borehole: a deep, narrow hole made in the ground, especially to locate water or oil.
4. Questions to discuss
Where does the story take place?
What is the main topic, problem, or issue?
What is your reaction to this article?
Why do you think the cholera outbreaking is happening in this particular country?
How can the cholera outbreak be stopped?
Should the world community respond? If so, how? If not, why not?
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