Gov’t announces arrival of 2,500 rapid cholera tests

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AMMAN — Adviser to the Prime Minister for Health Affairs Adel Al-Bilbisi said that 2,500 rapid cholera tests arrived in the Kingdom, a local news outlet reported.اضافة اعلان

Bilbisi said on Monday that the tests are being distributed to the governorates, including crossing points and border posts, to be used for suspected cases.

He reasserted that Jordan is free of cholera. He pointed out that the concerned authorities continually examine water and food to ensure the health and safety of Jordanians.

The news outlet quoted an “informed government source” as saying that Jordan has begun taking precautionary measures against cholera, which is spreading in neighboring countries. He did not elaborate.

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