Bakeries closed in Pyay, Myanmar, due to cholera contamination

All Myanmar traditional food (Mohinga) bakeries and street vendors in Pyay in the western part of Bago have been closed temporarily due to finding cholera bacteria in food products.

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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.