Bilharzia outbreak under control

Dr Gobezie Solomon
Dr Gobezie Solomon

FRANCISTOWN: Health authorities have indicated that the recent bilharzia outbreak is under control.

Dr Gobezie Solomon, who is the coordinator of the District Health Management Team (DHMT) of Greater Francistown, revealed this on Tuesday during a special full council meeting.

He was giving an update on the progress reached in containing the disease. The disease is not deadly but can be fatal in some instances if left untreated. It can also cause acute and chronic complications.

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