Two more cases of typhoid fever recorded in Gauteng
Two women have contracted the disease, bringing to six the number of people suffering from it.
JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu has confirmedtwo new cases of typhoid fever have been picked upin the province.
It comesjust days after a woman died.
Two more womenhave contracted the disease, bringing to six the number of people suffering from the disease.
Mahlangu says there is no geographical link between all the cases identified so far.
Gauteng is a province of migrants, whether from all over South Africa or from[The Southern African Development Community], and is the uniqueness about who we are as a province. We cannot isolate this to the fact that people are coming from outside the country and bringing this.
At the same time, the department says the health of two childrenat the Edenvale District Hospital aged three and 11, has improved drastically since being admitted at the weekend.
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