PAKISTAN: Disease warning for 3.5 million children
23 Aug, 2010 12:00 am
The United Nations has warned that up to 3.5 million children were at risk from water-borne diseases in Pakistan's floods and said it was bracing for thousands of potential cholera cases.
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