In Africa, a large-scale epidemic typhus erupted
In the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, the growing number of cases of typhoid fever. Doctors can not even curb the disease, according to Xinhua. According to the head of health services Dr Prosper Chonzi, currently care needed 650 people. And the number of victims is increasing.
Although recently 20 people were discharged from the hospital Infection Beatrice, new coming much more and the situation is not improving. Tension is growing, and the fact that the hospitals do not have enough seats for all the victims.
Geography disease is: infection affected commuters Kambuzuma, Warren Park and Dzivarasekva. But, as the infection is easily transmitted through food, experts believe that it will soon spread across the entire city.
Same disease symptoms (fever, headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, loss of appetite, constipation, lethargy, delirium) are felt in 1-3 weeks after exposure to the bacteria that cause typhoid.
Earlier investigations showed that the most likely source of typhoid was fish, meat and other products that have identified Salmonella typhi. Dr. Chonzi calls mandatory boil all water use and water sterilization tablets.