Another case of cholera in Ukraine

Health authorities have identified an additional case of cholera in this area, bringing the total to date to 16. Six healthy people without symptoms have been found to harbor the cholera bacteria. Investigations have implicated locally caught fresh and salted fish as the source of the infections.

Travellers in this region should be aware that there is an on-going risk of exposure to cholera and take all necessary precautions to avoid consuming unsafe food and water.

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