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The health crisis in Zimbabwe should be the subject of an investigation by the International Criminal Court (ICC), US campaign group Physicians for Human Rights says. President Robert Mugabe's government is responsible for the collapse of the health, water and sanitation systems - violating human rights, it says. With no functioning public hospitals, the cholera epidemic has killed far more than 2,000 people, with more than 100 deaths - and nearly 1,500 new cases - added Jan. 13, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) reported. The US-based group called for the UN to take control of the health service.

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