A new cholera outbreak has caused 10 deaths in the Central African Republic

Health officials have reported a new cholera epidemic in Ombella-Mpoko and Lobaye that has resulted in 10 deaths. The total number of cases is not reported.

Travellers should be aware of the risk of exposure to cholera in this area and take all necessary precautions to avoid consuming contaminated food and water.

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