First Cholera Death in Ninh Binh

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Vietnam, HANOI

A 50-year-old man became the first cholera death since the disease broke out in the northern province of Ninh Binh, the Ministry of Health reported. Acute diarrhea cases were reported in the northern and north-central regions of the country earlier this month.

Some 53 cases were found among the 534 cases of acute diarrhea reported.