Cholera kills 1, sickens 158 in 5 Mexican states

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Posted: Saturday, September 28, 2013 12:00 am

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican authorities say cholera has sickened 159 people, including one who died, and spread to four states and the capital. It is the first local spread of the disease since an outbreak that ended in 2001.

Health Secretary Mercedes Juan says one person died in the central state of Hidalgo, where 145 of the cases have been reported.

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