Cholera case confirmed in WCH, Windhoek District, Khomas Region, 29 January 2018

Cholera is an acute diarrheal illness caused by Vibrio cholerae sero-groups 01 or 0139. It is transmitted oro-faecally, that is through eating or drinking contaminated food or water. The disease is characterized by profuse watery diarrhoea with or without vomiting (IDSR, guidelines, 2011). On 25 January 2018, a patient presenting with diarrhea (rice watery stools),…