Health News of Friday, 2 November 2012
Six people have reportedly died as a result of the cholera outbreak in Ejura in the Ashanti Region within seven days.
According to a local journalist in the area, Musah Inuwa, the Ejura Government Hospital has recorded more than twenty-six cholera cases during the week.
An eighteen year old second year student of Ejura T.I. Ahmadiya Junior High School, Musah Dauda, was among the dead. The rest of the deceased are females.
Musah Inuwa reports that the situation is getting out as many of the district assemblies are facing challenges with sanitation.
He indicated that the senior medical doctor at the hospital is blaming the situation on the collapse of the operations of Zoomlion in the area.