Mystery disease kills 89 in South Sudan
More than 700,000 people have been affected by the worst flooding in the country for nearly 60 years
At least 89 people died over the past weeks of unknown disease in the east of South Sudan, Qazet.az informs, citing foreign media.
The World Health Organization (WHO) taskforce has been sent to South Sudan to investigate an unidentified illness which has killed 89 people.
Qazet.az citing foreign media, that the country's ministry of health reported that an unknown disease had killed scores of people in the northern town of Fangak in Jonglei state.
More than 700,000 people have been affected by the worst flooding in the country for nearly 60 years, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said, blaming climate change.
Local health officials in Fangak said initial samples from the sick returned negative results for cholera.