Zimbabwean churches are urged to join fight against Cholera pandemic

Posted Sep 14, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Churches in Zimbabwe have been urged to take steps to help curb the country’s cholera outbreak, which has claimed 25 lives and is spreading rapidly in the capital Harare.

“Churches are faced with a special challenge, because they gather thousands of people every week and it is in such gatherings that the spread of the pandemic can be accelerated,” said Kenneth Mtata, general secretary of the national ecumenical group the Zimbabwe Council of Churches. “So the Church is being called to cooperate with the instructions coming from the Ministry of Health and all those who are working to curb the spread of the pandemic.”

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