Another cholera outbreak in Nigeria (Taraba State)

Another cholera outbreak involving 6 deaths has been reported from the Bali local government in the state of Taraba. At least 27 people are being treated for this infection in various hospitals. All travellers to any area where cholera has been reported can reduce the risk of exposure to this infection by strictly observing all food and water precautions. If gastrointestinal symptoms (e.g., vomiting and profuse watery diarrhoea) develop while visiting the affected area, travellers should seek medical care at once.

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