Zimbabwe cholera: Doctors’ strike hampers care

Some doctors are protesting over poor pay and work conditions, and nurses are threatening to do the same.


    A new outbreak of cholera has killed at least five people and infected hundreds in Zimbabwe. This comes just a few weeks after dozens of people died from the disease in Harare.

    A strike by junior doctors is making a bad situation worse - adding to the hurt the already struggling public health system.

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa Mount Darwin, Zimbabwe.


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