9 deaths due to cholera outbreak in Likouala, Republic of the Congo

Health authorities have reported 147 cases of cholera with 9 deaths in the department of Likouala in north-eastern Congo. Approximately 5-7 cases are reported daily.

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

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