India’s flood-hit Kerala faces huge clean-up, fear of disease

Flood-affected women wait in a queue to receive relief material at a camp in Chengannur in the southern Indian state of Kerala, India, August 20, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

KOCHI/NEW DELHI, India (Reuters) – Indian health authorities prepared defenses against the spread of disease in flood-hit Kerala state on Monday as water receded and a huge clean-up gathered pace after the worst floods in a century killed more than 200 people. Incessant rain since Aug. 8 in the southern state has swelled rivers and […]

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