Typhoid outbreak struggles continue in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe continues its fight against Gweru City’s typhoid fever outbreak, with the current count around 1,657 suspected cases and 8 deaths read more. Despite control measures, the agency remains cautious about the outcome in view of ‘only two antibiotics remaining for treatment. In this regard, there is an urgent need to ensure rational use of antibiotics, including dissuading the public from self-medication, as part of efforts to prevent antibiotic resistance.’ In the north, authorities in Kadoma are investigating a number of suspected typhoid cases. Read more

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