Typhoid Scare, As Two Die In Gweru

TWO people from Gweru have died from suspected Typhoid with the local authority saying these were diarrheal infections.
Gweru City Spokesperson Ms Vimbai Chingwaramutse said they learnt of the mortalities through their weekly disease surveillance.

HealthTimes Reporter

“We received information t through our weekly disease surveillance at our clinics that there were two deaths due to diarrheal infections. Our City’s Health rapid response team is on the ground collecting stool and water samples in Mkoba 12 Infill where we had the cases,” she said.

Ms Chingwaramutse said they are are still waiting for results which will guide them to know the problem.

“Meanwhile we urge all the residents to visit the clinics in case of diarrheal infections and also ensure that they drink clean water from clean sources and to eat properly cooked foot. They should also wash their hands after visiting the toilet,” she said.
Gweru is a city perennially hit by Typhoid cases.

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