Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second city, already reeling from a diarrhea outbreak as a result of water shortages, has been told by its fuel-strapped city council that it can only collect refuse once a month. Garbage has been piling up around the city center and a stench has now enveloped most high-density suburbs, where refuse has not been collected for the past 3 weeks. Bulawayo has recorded 3,600 cases of diarrhea since the disease hit the city in August 2007. (IRIN)

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