According to the World Health Organisation, researchers have estimated that each year there are 1.3 million to 4.0 million cases of cholera, and 21 000 to 143 000 deaths worldwide due to cholera.
Cholera is an avoidable disease as it thrives in lack of clean water and sanitation.
Countries such as Zimbabwe have experienced a Cholera outbreak in the last few years due to their economic and political situation.
WHO also estimates that there are between 11 and 21 million cases and 128 000 to 161 000 typhoid-related deaths occur annually worldwide. Like cholera, typhoid can also be eradicated.
A disgruntled Zimbabwean man took matters into his hands and unblocked his community’s sewer system after the local government failed to assist them.
The man used a shovel to scoop the dirt from the sewer pipes. He had a few people watching over him.
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