Zimbabwe

Typhoid hits Harare, as water crisis fuels fears of new epidemics

BY JEFFREY GOGO

HARARE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Health officials in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, have detected several cases of typhoid fever in the past week, adding to fears that a water crisis will fuel the spread of infectious diseases.

The city's health director, Prosper Chonzi, said six cases of typhoid had been confirmed, with more expected to emerge.

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