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Kotido on alert over suspected cholera outbreak

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 11 suspected cholera cases have been reported in Kotido district. The Kotido District Health Officer, Dr. Serino Acar, says they have dispatched samples from the suspected cases to the Public Health Laboratory in Kampala for testing. Dr. Acar says a Cholera Response Taskforce …

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Cholera vaccination underway in Moroto

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mass vaccination against Cholera has kicked off in Moroto district. The five-day exercise was rolled out yesterday morning by a joint team comprising the World Health Organization-WHO and the Ministry of Health to contain the spread of the acute diarrhoeal disease which spreads through …

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Health workers in Moroto start community treatment for cholera

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health workers in Moroto have embarked on community outreach programs providing treatment for Cholera. Cholera has continued spreading to other parts of Moroto including Municipal Council and Rupa sub county where new cases are being reported. According to records from the District Health Department, …

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Cholera cases in Moroto reach 100 mark

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of cholera cases in Moroto district has reached the 100 mark despite several interventions by Ministry of Health and World Health Organization-WHO. On Friday, WHO delivered several items to the district comprising beds, drugs and water purification tablets among others to help combat …

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