Cholera continues in Lusaka, Zambia

The cholera outbreak that began last month in Lusaka continues to grow with 226 reported cases in the Zambian capital. One person has died.

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Advice For Travellers

It is not difficult to minimize the risk of exposure to this disease. Travellers to any area where cholera should strictly observe 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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