Cholera breaks out in Burundi, resulting in 3 deaths.

Cholera has broken out in the capital city, Bujumbura, and in the western part of the country and along the shores of Lake Tanganyika. Of the 100 reported cases that were hospitalized, 3 have died. There may be more cases that have not sought medical care.

Travellers should be aware of the risk of exposure to cholera and take all necessary precautions to avoid consuming contaminated food and water.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Cholera.

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