Another cholera outbreak in Zambia

Since cholera appeared during the past week, the number of cholera cases in Monze District increased from 28 to 42 with 2 deaths reported. Affected areas in the district include the villages of Namalwo, Mulumbwa, Hankukula, Moonzwe, Bana Kaila and Nyimba.

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Advice For Travellers

Travellers can minimize the risk of exposure to this disease. Strictly observe all food and water precautions in any area where there is cholera. 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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