Another new cholera outbreak in Kenya

A cholera outbreak has been reported in the villages of Bula Mpya, Bula Hamari, Shafshafey and Barwaqohit in Mandera County. At least 36 people have been infected, since the beginning of this month. No deaths have been reported.

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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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