Minister Dismisses Reports Of Typhoid Outbreak, Says Only Two Cases Were Recorded

Minister of Health and Child Care David Parirenyatwa has dismissed reports of a typhoid outbreak which circulated on social media over the weekend. The minister said that only two cases of typhoid had been reported and these had been dealt with at the Beatrice Road Infectious Diseases Hospital. Said Parirenyatwa,

Most of these speculative reports are being circulated on social media, but I would like to assure the residents that we only had two cases two weeks ago and the people were referred to Beatrice Road Infectious Diseases Hospital.

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David ParirenyatwaBeatrice Road Infectious Diseases

David Parirenyatwa is a medical practitioner and the former Minister of Health and Child Welfare. He is a politician affiliated to the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (Zanu-PF) party. In September 2018 Parirenyatwa was arrested over allegations of criminal abuse of office and was... Read More About David Parirenyatwa

Beatrice Road Infectious Diseases is a healthcare organisation in Harare. Read More About Beatrice Road Infectious Diseases

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