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Christine Dumontet

Nurse

South Africa: Cholera alert issued on Sep. 17 2018 due to outbreak in Zimbabwe

21 September 2018

South Africa: Cholera alert issued on Sep. 17 2018 due to outbreak in Zimbabwe

Cholera alert issued on Sep. 17 due to outbreak in Zimbabwe

 

On Monday, September 17, authorities in South Africa issued a cholera alert over an outbreak affecting neighboring Zimbabwe. 

 

Healthcare workers have been placed on high alert and deployed to the South Africa-Zimbabwe border. 

 

Authorities have urged residents in South Africa's northeastern regions to take precautions against cholera. 

 

As of Friday, September 21, no cholera cases have been reported in South Africa.

 

Source: South Africa: Cholera alert