Typhoid Outbreak Hits Zimbabwe's Capital
The battle with waterborne diseases continues unabated with a fresh typhoid outbreak reported in Mbare, raising fears that it could worsen given the state of unpreparedness of both the Harare City Council and government. Cholera and typhoid flourish in areas that lack clean water and have no proper sanitation.
Zimbabwean food vendor (file photo).
Zimbabwe: Typhoid Epidemic Claims Six
CAJ News, 11 October 2017
An outbreak of typhoid has resulted in the deaths of at least six people in disease-prone Zimbabwe. The deaths have been reported from some 83 cases that have been laboratory… Read more »
Zimbabwe: 'Harare Now Free of Typhoid'
The Herald, 7 August 2017
There are no more cases of typhoid in Harare owing to measures taken by the Ministry of Health and Child Care and its partners, a Cabinet minister has said. Read more »
Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere has blamed local councillors for the rapid typhoid and cholera outbreaks saying that most affected areas were run by the opposition ... Read more »
Typhoid has killed nine people in Harare and is affecting dozens more, raising fears that the country's water and sanitation problems could lead to a cholera outbreak. Read more »