Cholera outbreak hits Mutoko

An 18-year-old Mutoko man has succumbed to cholera, with four others currently admitted as the country records a fresh outbreak of the medieval waterborne disease. SOURCE: NEWSDAY Mashonaland East provincial Epidemiology and Disease Control officer Paul Matsvimbo confirmed the fresh outbreak yesterday and said government had since set up two treatment camps in the area. “I confirm the death of an 18-year-old male adult in the Rukanda area, about 15km from Mutoko Centre. We received a report of a suspected death by cholera from a village health worker. Our team…

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