Kasese cholera toll grows, 80 on death bed at Bwera Hospital

Kasese cholera toll grows, 80 on death bed at Bwera Hospital

More than 80 people have been admitted to Bwera Hospital in Kasese district following an outbreak of Cholera. The outbreak of the disease caused by exposure to faecally contaminated water or food, follows a series of floods that washed away latrines into water sources in sub-counties of Nyakiyumbu, Bwera and Isango. The most affected villages […]

Ugandans issues alert against possible cholera outbreak

Ugandans issues alert against possible cholera outbreak

Less than 48 hours after the World Health Organization (WHO) sounded alarm over the spread of a cholera, which has killed 528 people and now affects 20 of the 26 provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a senior Uganda Health Ministry official has issued an alert to its people near the western border. […]

Gulu reemerges from cholera attack

Gulu reemerges from cholera attack

The three cholera patients admitted for treatment at St Mary’s Hospital Lacor in Gulu have been discharged from isolation. Dr Emmanuel Ochola, the head of HIV, research and documentation department says the hospital effectively contained the disease within days and no new cases have emerged. Dr Ochola says the trio left the isolation ward on […]