Cholera cases in Rumphi hit 41

Health officials in Rumphi are battling with cholera, which has alarmingly affected 41 people from just four a few days ago and fear the number of patients might go up.

Cholera ravages

Cholera ravages

District Health Officer for Rumphi , Bwanalole Mwamulimwa said health personnel in the district are on the ground to contain the disease.

“The number of cases has risen sharply because some of the patients showed the signs of the disease late, this affected others,” he said.

He said the source of the disease might be unsafe water from rivers.

The DHO said the hospital is giving out disinfectant, chlorine and has upped sanitation and good hygiene civic education to the people where cholera has hit.

He was hopeful the cholera cases would be brought under control soon, saying there was no need to panic. No one has died so far from the disease.

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3 thoughts on “Cholera cases in Rumphi hit 41”

  1. Mzakwacha Nixon, says:

    Below mesej,It should read,bwanalole,make sure there is no death.Thax for the good job u do.The rest are the same.Mzakwacha.

  2. Mzakwacha Nixon, says:

    Lets know where exactly cholera is in rumphi.Bwanalole,thax for good job u.Pliz make sure u there should be death.Nayo cholera,kukagwila ku rumphi,yikanabuka ku thyolo/mlanje via sanjika.Mwina wina wake madzi kuchepa muthupi,mumutu mwake,and have brains ayambe kuganiza bwino.Or madzi atathelatu,ndiye bwino,dziko lisangalale.Mzakwacha Nixon-pretoria.+27724922299.

  3. Mzakwacha Nixon, says:

    Pliz be specific,as where exactly cholera is in my district rumphi.Dont just say rumphi.Go back to xool and learn how to present,write news.Am glad there is no death.

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