Cholera patients recieving treatment

At least nine people are confirmed dead in a cholera outbreak at Atebubu in Brong Ahafo region with several others infected.

According to the District Chief Executive, Sanja Nanja the first case was recorded in May but the situation became worse about a week ago.

He said the District Security Council meeting was held with the various stakeholders to work out ways of curbing the outbreak to avert further deaths.

Mr. Nanja said about a 100 people had so far contracted the disease.
He said task-force has been created to educate the people on how to avoid contracting the disease.

He said some of the measures include suspension of funerals where people usually eat and drink contaminated foods and water.

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