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Zambia: New Cholera Outbreak

by Sheela Philomena on  January 3, 2013 at 11:42 AM General Health News   - G J E 4
Cholera has broken out in northern Zambia, 30 cases were recorded in the past three days, says a health official.
 Zambia: New Cholera Outbreak
Zambia: New Cholera Outbreak
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"We have so far 30 suspected cases of cholera admitted at Mambilima Mission hospital," regional medical officer Lackson Ndhlovu told public radio station Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC).

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The outbreak was reported in Mwense district, about 700 kilometres (435 miles) from the capital Lusaka.

The waterborne disease comes with each rainy season in Zambia.

Source: AFP
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