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Secretary Genderal of the Chadian Red Cross, Andreas Koume, reported a new outbreak of cholera in Gitte 112 km of the Capital during the last week of August. 150 cases had been recorded in the Chadian town,the Red Cross had sent out teams to chlorinate wells, and advise the population on personal and public hygiene. The outbreak was firsts recorded in June, but has not been recored as an epidemic in some areas.