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Cholera outbreak at Daystar University

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Five students at Daystar University Athi River who were admitted yesterday due to cholera attack in the school from both on and off the campus.

One of the victims,  who spoke to Business Today, said she started to diarrhea yesterday and went to a clinic near the campus for a checkup and was later rushed to the Nairobi Women’s Hospital after she was declared to have cholera-like symptoms.

Vice Chancellor Dr Timothy Wachira, through corporate affairs department, confirmed a cholera outbreak had been confirmed but assured students that the situation is under close supervision by the administration.

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““The University service department is working with public health to disinfect all public places. The department of public health is also mounting a public information and awareness campaign,” read the VC’s statement in part.

He added those who were in contact with the victims will be treated with prophylaxis.

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