Cholera Outbreak - Public Gatherings Banned in Harare

Public gatherings have been banned in Zimbabwe's capital of Harare after a cholera outbreak claimed the lives of 21 people and left hundreds of others ill in just one week. The health ministry has declared a state of emergency in the city.

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa is briefed by Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo, centre, while Primary and Secondary Education Minister Professor Paul Mavima looks on during a tour at Beatrice Road Infectious Diseases Hospital in Mbare, Harare.

Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo being sprayed with a disinfectant on arrival at Beatrice Road Infectious Diseases Hospital to assess the impact of the cholera outbreak in Harare.

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