50 die from cholera due to epidemic in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Health authorities have reported 50 deaths due to a cholera outbreak that is the result of a month-long water shortage in Goma. The total number of cases is not reported.

Travellers in this area can reduce their risk of exposure to cholera by taking all necessary precautions to avoid consuming contaminated food and water.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Cholera.

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