Over Dozen Dead as Cholera Outbreak Hits Zimbabwe's Capital

The death toll from the cholera outbreak in the Harare's high-density suburbs of Glen View and Budiriro has risen to 16, with authorities tracing the source of the disease to a burst sewer pipe contaminating borehole water used by residents. There are fears that the diarrhoeal disease could spread as memories are still fresh of a cholera epidemic that swept through the country a decade ago, killing at least 4,200 people.



  • Zimbabwe:   Cholera Deaths Rise to 16

    The Herald, 10 September 2018

    The death toll from the cholera outbreak in Harare's high-density suburbs of Glen View and Budiriro has risen to 16, with health officials yesterday quarantining and… Read more »

At least 36 recently said to have been admitted at the Beatrice Road Infectious Disease Hospital for treatment.

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