World Health Organization (WHO) numbers, put the total number of suspected cholera cases since the beginning of this outbreak in December 2017 at 7235, including 46 deaths.
Attacks on healthcare workers during cholera outbreaks have been frequent, with rumors that the treatment centers are spreading the disease.
Fourteen cases of cholera have been detected: 11 in the Pemba and three in Mecufi.
The disease was rare in Nakuru County, Kenya until four years ago when the first case was reported in Kwa Rhoda slums.
Yemen is facing a massive resurgence of cholera in what was already one of the world’s worst outbreaks, with more than 137,000 suspected cases and almost 300 deaths reported in the first three months of this year.
A Nairobi Hospital staff member has died, and seven others are admitted following a cholera outbreak at the premier health facility in the Kenyan capital.
At least two people have died of cholera in Cameroon’s North region, barely four months after the government declared the country free of the disease, an official of the Ministry of Public Health said Wednesday, April 10.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) there are roughly three million cholera cases a year and 90,000 deaths.
Reported cases of cholera have risen to more than 1,000 in cyclone-stricken areas of Mozambique, as authorities scramble to contain the spread of the highly contagious, largely waterborne disease.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said that from the beginning of 2019 through March 17, nearly 109,000 cases of severe acute watery diarrhea and suspected cholera had been reported, with nearly 200 deaths.