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.
Cholera and Typhoid Outbreak - Govt Bans Public Gatherings
The Herald, 13 September 2018
Government has with immediate effect banned public gatherings and food vending in Harare as part of measures to contain the cholera and typhoid outbreak. Read more »
Public Gatherings Banned As Cholera Escalates
Deutsche Welle, 12 September 2018
At least 21 people have died in and around the capital, Harare, and hundreds more have fallen ill. The ban comes ahead of a planned rally led by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. Read more »
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.
Nothing Learned From 2008 Cholera Crisis - Global Rights Group
New Zimbabwe, 12 September 2018
IT'S unacceptable that people are still dying from preventable diseases such as cholera in 2018, suggesting that Zimbabwean authorities did not learn anything from a similar crisis… Read more »
Headmaster Succumbs to Cholera As Death Toll Hits 21
A school head in Glen View succumbed to cholera Wednesday morning bringing the death toll from the epidemic to 21, it has emerged. Read more »
Govt Declares Cholera Disaster State of Emergency As Deaths Hit 20
New Zimbabwe, 11 September 2018
GOVERNMENT has declared the current cholera outbreak in Harare a State of Emergency, paving way for a full blown and concerted effort to battle the scourge that has claimed 20… Read more »
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.
Govt Declares Cholera Outbreak an Emergency
The Herald, 12 September 2018
Government has declared the cholera outbreak in Harare a state of emergency as numbers of people dying or falling sick from the bacterial infection rise. By mid-morning yesterday,… Read more »
Govt Suspends Classes At Glen View School
Government has ordered the temporary suspension of lessons at Glen View 5 Primary School in Harare to pave way for the provision of adequate sanitation facilities. This followed… Read more »
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 ... Read more »
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