14 hospitalised in Nairobi after cholera outbreak

Dirty water and garbage in an open drainage in Nairobi's Majengo estate. More than 10 cases of cholera have been recorded in Nairobi since the outbreak of the disease was reported in the capital two weeks ago. PHOTO | KANYIRI WAHITO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Pumwani Maternity Hospital recorded six cases of cholera with patients who were admitted coming from various parts of the capital.
  • Chlorine tablets have been distributed to areas where cholera has been reported.
  • Dr Makodingo said the county health department has moved swiftly to curb the spread of the disease.

More than 10 cases of cholera have been recorded in Nairobi since the outbreak of the disease was reported in the capital two weeks ago.

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