Cholera outbreak reported in Kakamega county and Shinyalu Sub-county put on high-alert death of one case in Khwisero;other cases has been reported in Vihiga and Nandi Counties, both of which border shinyalu area. The Health Ministry advises the communities within the areas to stop any hawking of food and open cooking plus feasting in both funerals and weddings since the risk of spread may be too high. Ensure the proper use of toilets and anyone found practicing open defecation should be handled over to the health authorities for prosecution, including those who have no toilets in their homesteads.
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Report by Saul Amanya, PHO-Shinyalu