1dead, 5 Nairobi Hospital staff admitted after Cholera outbreak

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Entrance to Nairobi Hospital

One person of the catering staff at Nairobi Hospital died on Tuesday following a Cholera outbreak.

A source at the hospital indicated that five other members of the kitchen staff were admitted following the breakout of the disease at the medical institution.

PulseLive.co.ke contacted the hospital and was referred to the person in charge, who by the time of publishing, had not given information on the matter.

Cholera outbreak in Nairobi

Last month, Nairobi City County issued an outbreak of the disease after several cases had been confirmed in the county.

County Director of Health Dr. Lucina Koyio had confirmed the news after a series of reported cases in the region.

Koyio, had directed all referral hospitals to reactivate their treatment units to prevent the spread of the disease.

“I am requesting all referral hospitals to reactivate their Cholera treatment units to prevent the spread of the disease.

“All sub-counties should be on high alert and treat all suspected cases as cholera cases. Please also reactivate your sub-county response team,” stated the Nairobi County Director of Health.

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