Typhoid hits Harare, as water crisis fuels fears of new epidemics

Reuters: Health officials in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, have detected several cases of typhoid fever in the past week, adding to fears that a water crisis will fuel the spread of infectious diseases. The city's health director, Prosper Chonzi, said six cases of typhoid had been confirmed, with more expected to emerge. "The conditions on the ground - frequent water cuts and poor sanitation - are conducive to a typhoid outbreak," he told the Thomson Reuters Foundation. Last year, more than 40 people......

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