Cholera cases triple in Dominican Republic

Reported cases of cholera have tripled nationwide compared to the same time period last year. Over 1,000 people have been infected.

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Advice For Travellers

The risk of exposure can vary considerably from place to place. All 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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