Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Typhoid Hits Zimbabwe

With the warm rains falling in Zimbabwe, highly contagious diseases are increasing. This week a typhoid outbreak has been reported near the capital, Harare. At least 90 people were admitted to hospital and over 600 affected.To learn more about the signs and symptoms of this disease click here.

Today, especially in rural Zimbabwe, many are still ignorant of how many common diseases are spread. "Snake oil salesmen" are a global phenomenon. Click here to read more. In Africa, here disinformation can be deadly, your support for ASAP's disease prevention training through rural Health clubs is desperately needed now. "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" - and saves lives!

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