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Cholera epidemic in Barawa town

Storyline:National News

 Cholera outbreak is still spreading its wings in Somalia and now it’s reported to have struck Bawara town and many locations under it in the Lower Shabelle region.

Speaking to Goobjoog News the Deputy Commissioner for Security and Policies of Barawa town Bashir Mohamed Yusuf said many people infected with cholera disease are currently admitted to hospitals in the town.

Deputy Commissioner Bashir touched on the number infected with disease so far to be 50 persons who are mostly from nearby locations around Barawa town.

“Cholera outbreak is present in Barawa town and in its surrounding locations. In the past 24 hours, many people have been admitted in Barawa hospital with the disease. We are doing efforts on how to nurse these patients” said Bashir.

Cholera outbreak has been reported in many parts of Somalia where many people died in some of these regions.