An outbreak of typhoid, which began in Kampala, Uganda, earlier this year has spread to surrounding districts, according to new evidence
Dr. Ben Masiira, a MakSPH-CDC-MoH PHFP-FET Fellow, weighs in on the ongoing typhoid outbreak in Kampala, as well as its recent spread to surrounding districts. Dr. Masiira cites contaminated water and inadequate sanitation systems as the outbreak’s culprits.
The Ministry of Health believes that contaminated carrier bags and plastic bottles are to blame, after a recent investigation into the source of the typhoid outbreak.
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