Sr Jennifer Wandawa, the Cholera technical advisor in Mbale says despite the big number reported, they have managed to treat most of them.
Mbale District Health Officer, Dr. John Baptist Wanaiye says they have continued to register cases almost daily.
Dr. Wanaiye however said only four victims are still admitted, and only one patient died.
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Sr Jennifer Wandawa says a team of health workers has been dispatched to the most affected areas reas to sensitize the public on good hygiene and sanitation.
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Meanwhile, a team of officials from the World Health Organization - WHO and Ministry of Health has also arrived in Mbale to assess the cholera situation.
According to Dr. Wanaiye, the team led by Dr. Hudson Katushabe from the World Health Organization and Dr. Godfrey Wabwire from the Ministry of Health have visited the two cholera isolation centers, held meetings with the case management team and will also visit the affected areas..
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Cholera is an infectious disease that causes severe watery diarrhea, which can lead to dehydration and death if left untreated. It is caused by eating food or drinking water contaminated with bacteria.