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.


  • Zimbabwe:   Typhoid Outbreak Hits Harare

    The Herald, 25 October 2017

    Seventeen cases of typhoid have been confirmed at Matapi Flats in Mbare and authorities have since set up a 24-hour clinic to manage patients. The city's director for health… Read more »

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 »


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