27 April 2016
A cholera outbreak has hit the island of Zanzibar, a semi-independent part of Tanzania. Report says the outbreak has killed at least 45 people since March.
About 3,000 people had been admitted to hospital with cholera, explained Muhammed Dahoma, the director of disease prevention at the health ministry.
Zanzibar’s government has recently taken steps to stem the outbreak, including banning the sale of food and drinks in open areas.