LIMPOPO – A recent outbreak of cholera and typhoid in Harare, Zimbabwe has left scores of people infected and about 18 people dead, the Department of Health in Limpopo has said that they are more than ready to deal with the deadly diseases.
Parents of children in Limpopo, where the source of the listeriosis outbreak was identified, are concerned about their children eating processed meats products when they can’t supervise them while at school.
Medecines Sans Frontières (MSF) doctor South African Stefan Kruger recently touched down in the eye of the Ebola storm where entire households are being erased from their family trees by the disease.
In just days, South Africa’s National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) will deploy a high tech mobile lab to assist West African countries in combating the Ebola outbreak. The move comes as South Africa and the region continues to prepare for possible cases.