Articles tagged 'chegutu cholera outbreak'

Macheso fulfils aborted concert 12 March 2018 HARARE - Sungura kingpin and Zimbabwe Red Cross Society humanitarian ambassador Alick Macheso, who failed to perform at Gatsi Sports Bar in Chegutu in February due to a cholera outbreak, will fulfil the concert on Saturday. This time around, he will share the stage with Beverly “Bev” Sibanda a...
Macheso cancels Chegutu show over cholera 5 February 2018 HARARE - Sungura kingpin and Zimbabwe Red Cross Society humanitarian ambassador Alick Macheso’s Chegutu concert which was supposed to be held on Friday was cancelled due to outbreak of cholera in the farming town. The concert which was pencilled for Gatsi Sports Bar was cancelled by the Civil ...
Focused water programmes can mitigate disease woes 29 January 2018 HARARE - The publicity that has been given to the cholera and typhoid issue to date shows just how critical its containment is in our communities. One of the major reasons for this is that it is a highly-contagious affliction with the potential to spread beyond geographical borders in a short ...
Chegutu cholera cases on the rise 29 January 2018 HARARE - The number of cholera cases in Chegutu has risen to 73 from 18 recorded on January 19, this year. A recent visit by the Daily News to the town last Friday, led by the Zimbabwe Red Cross Society, revealed that health officials have escalated intervention efforts, with several organisat...
Cholera death toll rises 21 January 2018 HARARE - The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Chegutu has risen to five. This follows the death of one more person yesterday, while nine new cases have been recorded in the farming town – located 112 kilometres southwest of the capital city. Cumulatively, the number of those infected h...