Sunday, February 03, 2008


Nine deaths were recorded in Mandera district as a cholera outbreak hit the area, and prompted health officials to sound a firm warning for residents to observe good sanitation.The outbreak that started two weeks ago also saw more than 35 people admitted to various health institutions with severe stomach pains.

Mandera District's Medical Health Officer Dr. Muktar Omar confirmed the deaths and called on residents to maintain hygiene so that they do to contract the disease.

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