Rising cases of cholera in Tana river - News Summed Up

Rising cases of cholera in Tana river


By STEPHEN ODUORMore by this AuthorThe number of people suspected to be infected with cholera in Tana River County has risen to 227, up from 218 last week as the county health personnel continue to investigate the source of infection. Health officers in Tana River County are yet to establish the source of the disease, 40 days since it was first reported. Related Content Six more diagnosed with cholera in Tana RiverHYGIENEThe county referral hospital does not have the capacity to run all the culture tests, and there is unreliable transport for cholera response activities, Mr Jefwa said. He added that some residents were also not cooperating with health officers. The health officers continue to hold inconsistent outbreak coordination meetings in Bura Sub-County Hospital.


Source: Daily Nation March 08, 2018 12:56 UTC



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