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February 19, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Peru's health minister said that the cholera epidemic sweeping the country could infect up to 200,000 people. Carlos Vidal also said the country's economy was being harmed by trade embargoes other countries have slapped on some Peruvian products to prevent the spread of the disease beyond Peru's borders. He said that 16,600 people had contracted the bacterial infection since it broke out three weeks ago. Of those, 3,730 people were hospitalized and 100 died.
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February 19, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Peru's health minister said that the cholera epidemic sweeping the country could infect up to 200,000 people. Carlos Vidal also said the country's economy was being harmed by trade embargoes other countries have slapped on some Peruvian products to prevent the spread of the disease beyond Peru's borders. He said that 16,600 people had contracted the bacterial infection since it broke out three weeks ago. Of those, 3,730 people were hospitalized and 100 died.
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