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Zambia declares curfew in Lusaka slum struck by cholera

The Zambian Government has declared a curfew in a poor Lusaka township badly affected by a cholera outbreak that has killed 58 people across the country since September.

Zambia cholera crisis bites as some churches cancel all services

Zambia’s cholera crisis which started in October 2017 continues to affect the lives of people in the southern African country.

Oral vaccination against cholera to commence in Zambia

Authorities in Zambia will by Monday commence an oral cholera vaccination exercise as part of efforts to tackle the waterborne disease which has broken out especially in Lusaka, the country’s capital.

Cholera outbreak in Zambia delays 2018 schools calendar

The Zambian government has announced that the 2018 school calendar will delay indefinitely after 50 deaths have been recorded countrywide following the outbreak of cholera.

Zambia threatens to shut down private centres over compulsory HIV testing policy

The Zambian health ministry has threatened to shut down private health centres that refuse to implement a recently announced government policy of compulsory HIV and Aids testing, says a report.

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