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Taking Care Of A Cholera Patient At Home
Cholera

Taking Care Of A Cholera Patient At Home

Cholera is manifested by severe diarrhea which in turn may lead to dehydration and weakness. Once the patient has been diagnosed, ensure that all medication prescribed is taken on schedule to completion. Make sure that the patient does not stop the course of medication once they feel a little relief. A patient suffering from cholera will therefore require some assistance as they recover. They need to consume a lot of fluids in order to replace the water their body has…
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Cholera Outbreak: How To Protect Yourself
Cholera

Cholera Outbreak: How To Protect Yourself

Since the month of May 2017, there have been several cases of cholera reported around Kenya including in Mathare, Garissa, Nairobi, and Murang’a. As such, it is important to take every measure to protect oneself from contracting the disease. One can contract cholera by eating food or drinking water that is contaminated with the cholera bacterium. It is important for people to make sure to only consume food and water from hygienic, trusted sources. Instead of drinking water directly from…
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