Cholera Cases Now Above 3000… Cholera Strain Drug Resistant

A total of 3067 Cholera cases have been recorded in the in Glenview and Budiriro and some parts of the country amidst indications that the Cholera bacteria strain in Harare is drug resistant to the first line of antibiotics  Ciprofloxacin and Ceftriaxone, a health official has said By Michael Gwarisa Reports of a drug resistant bacteria comes at the wake of indications that the country could be in short supply of the second line drug Azithromycin which is also expensive and government is mobilising resources to procure the drug. Briefing…

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New Health Minister Wants Vendors Off The Streets

INCOMING Health and Child Care minister, Dr Obadiah Moyo says government will soon engage the Zimbabwe Republic Police to remove vendors in Budiriro and Glen View to reduce the spread of Cholera. By Kudakwashe Pembere Addressing Journalists at Beatrice Road Infectious Diseases Hospital , Dr Moyo said the vendor effect could not be ignored anymore following indications that over 2 400 cases and 20 deaths have been reported with Glen View and Budiriro being declared emergency disaster areas as they have the highest numbers. The epicentre of this cholera outbreak,…

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