WHO creates awareness on the Cholera outbreak
World Health Organization (WHO) has pointed out areas exposed to the cholera outbreak. WHO has advised the need of clean water , sanitation and hygiene. This comes after several African countries, Kenya being one of them, battling the disease for a couple of months now.
From reports from October to March 7, at least 6391 cases were reported with 99 deaths.
The organization has warned that the increased cases globally is wanting and that the easiest way was to access safe water, sanitation and hygiene. It has advised on the need to invest in a strong public health surveillance system. This would help in identifying and confirming cholera cases hense immediate action.
"countries with ongoing widespread outbreaks need immediate support to track and tackle the crisis," WHO stated.